According to Ministry of Health (MOH) students must receive the first shot before 8 Aug in order to have the second before the first semester of the new academic year. The specified period between the two doses is three weeks.

In other news, Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that it will start receiving Umrah pilgrims requests from abroad as of 9 Aug. The ministry said it will gradually increase the capacity to reach 2 million pilgrims per month, which includes pilgrims from inside and outside the Kingdom.

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