The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing said that the vaccination should be taken by all service providers for pilgrims and Umrah performers, shop workers, and service providers in the two holy cities, either by taking the vaccination for the coronavirus or by conducting a weekly examination of workers at the facility’s expense. It is noteworthy that the activities declared obligatory by the ministry to immunize their workers or to conduct a weekly PCR examination in addition includes the aforementioned activities, restaurants, and food stores, men’s hair salons, women’s beauty salons, gyms, and sports centers, and all workers in various public transport mean. And workers in tourist accommodation facilities.
The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced the vaccination is required for the workers in Hajj and Umrah activities, and for workers of shops in the cities of Makkah and Madinah. The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing said that the requirement of the vaccination will take effect from the first of next Ramadan, in order to preserve public health.