According to the Saudi media reports, The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has updated the entry policy and procedures for airline passengers arriving in the Kingdom related to efforts in containing the coronavirus.
The new measures will be enforced from Thursday (September 16), In an instruction sent to all airlines operating in the Saudi Arabia, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) said that passengers who received at least a dose of approved coronavirus vaccines in the Kingdom would be allowed provided that a passenger submits a negative PCR test taken 72 hours before the flight.
The travelers must also undergo institutional isolation for 5 days and must take a PCR test within 24 hours upon arrival and also the 5th day, The individual should take notice of the time their tests were taken through the Tawakkalna application.
The GACA said that the period of institutional isolotion ends with the appearance of a negative test result.
The GACA also noted the same rules would apply to passengers who have been inoculated with at least a dose of vaccines neither approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) nor Saudi Arabia’s health authorities, or by a WHO-approved jab but not approved in the Kingdom.
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