Friday, October 15

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Ministry of Health Reports 42 New COVID-19 Cases, 36 Recoveries in Saudi Arabia

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Riyadh, The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced the registration of 42 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 36 recoveries in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the past 24 hours.The ministry added that the number of critical cases reached 163.The statistics showed that the total number of infections in the country reached 547,357, while the recovery tally reached 536,406.The MoH reported 3 new deaths, bringing fatalities tally in the Kingdom to 8,730.It advised everyone to contact the toll free (937) for consultations and inquiries around the clock, to obtain health information and services.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Home quarantine will be applied upon arrival of any of groups excluded from institutional quarantine who have not completed receiving doses of approved vaccines in Saudi Arabia, Says an Official Source

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Riyadh, An official source at the Ministry of Interior stated that, in light of the great efforts made by the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and based on what was submitted by the competent health authorities in the Kingdom, it has been decided that home quarantine will be applied upon the arrival of any of the groups excluded from institutional quarantine who have not completed receiving doses of any of the approved vaccines in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to the following:1. An examination is conducted within 48 hours after coming to the Kingdom by one of the means approved by the Ministry of Health, proving that there is no infection with COVID-19 and the quarantine period ends with the issuance of a negat...

Home quarantine will be applied upon arrival of any of groups excluded from institutional quarantine who have not completed receiving doses of approved vaccines in Saudi Arabia, Says an Official Source

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Riyadh, An official source at the Ministry of Interior stated that, in light of the great efforts made by the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and based on what was submitted by the competent health authorities in the Kingdom, it has been decided that home quarantine will be applied upon the arrival of any of the groups excluded from institutional quarantine who have not completed receiving doses of any of the approved vaccines in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to the following:1. An examination is conducted within 48 hours after coming to the Kingdom by one of the means approved by the Ministry of Health, proving that there is no infection with COVID-19 and the quarantine period ends with the issuance of a negat...

Saudi Arabia Achieves Highest Adoption of NFC Contactless Payments

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Riyadh, The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) has announced the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia witnessed the highest adoption of contactless payments through Near-Field Communication (NFC) with 94%, the highest in the Middle East and North Africa, above of the European Union average, and ahead of Hong Kong and Canada.SAMA clarified the Kingdom’s successful adoption of contactless payments is part of the Saudi Central Bank’s strategy, which builds on the goals of the Financial Sector Development Program (FSDP) of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 that aims to reduce cash transactions while raising electronic payments to 70% of all transactions by 2025. To achieve these goals, the Saudi Central Bank has fully adopted NFC payments since 2016, taking strategic steps to authorize and facilitate e-payment transactions...

U.S. Records 109,796 new infections, 1752 deaths of Coronavirus

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Washington, The United States of America, in the past 24 hours, recorded 109,796 new infections and 1,752 deaths due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).According to statistics published by the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of the virus infections reached 43,409,950, while the number of deaths jumped to 696,603.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Ministry of Health Reports 45 New COVID-19 Cases, 48 Recoveries in Saudi Arabia

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Riyadh, The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced the registration of 45 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 48 recoveries in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the past 24 hours.The ministry added that the number of critical cases reached 210.The statistics showed that the total number of infections in the country reached 547,179, while the recovery tally reached 536,226.The MoH reported three new deaths, bringing fatalities tally in the Kingdom to 8,719It advised everyone to contact the toll free (937) for consultations and inquiries around the clock, to obtain health information and services.Source: Sqaudi Press Agency