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Saudi Health resumes the national plan for the second dose of the Corona vaccine

The Saudi Ministry of Health announced the resumption of the national plan to give the second dose of the emerging coronavirus vaccine to beneficiaries of all age groups, stressing the importance of vaccines in protecting society and combating the virus.

And the official spokesman for the ministry, Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdali, said - in a statement reported by the Saudi Press Agency, yesterday, Sunday, "The new vaccine, "Moderna", was recently approved among the vaccines that have gone through many researches by the Food and Drug Authority and reached its approval for its safety," warning against transmitting rumors. About vaccines and the drift behind them.

He pointed out that the number of doses given in the Kingdom is close to 20 million, adding that "the demand for vaccination centers is expected to increase in the coming days."

He explained that the curve of infection registration is fluctuating, stressing the importance of continuing to follow precautionary measures to achieve a better positive level, noting that the last Eid Al-Fitr and early 2021 periods there was a relaxation of some, which led to a rise in recorded cases.

In the context, the Saudi Ministry of Health recorded 1,112 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom to 501,195, noting that the number of people recovered reached 482,414 cases, while the number of deaths reached 7,976 cases, after 13 cases were recorded. new death.