Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Saudi Arabia allows entry to Pakistanis inoculated with Chinese vaccine

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has allowed Pakistanis inoculated with Chinese vaccine against the coronavirus (COVID-19) to enter the Kingdom, reported ARY News.

However, authorities said, they will have to get a booster shot of Covid-19 vaccine recommended by Saudi Arabia upon arrival in the Kingdom.

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Beside two doses of Chinese vaccine, Pakistani nationals will be required to get a booster shot, the authorities said, adding the condition of a negative PCR test for all such travelers also remains in place.

The Kingdom has approved four Covid vaccines, including Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson for emergency use.

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Earlier, the Kingdom had issued a list of recommended vaccines, which does not include vaccines manufactured in China. Most Pakistanis are being inoculated with Chinese vaccines, including Sinopharm, Sinovac and single-dose CanSino.

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