Saudi Arabia’s public health authority (Weqaya) has classified 69 countries as very high risk for travel. Weqaya issues travel alerts during the coronavirus pandemic.
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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia classifies 69 countries as ‘very high risk’ for travel
The Saudi Center for Disease Prevention and Control (Weqaya) updates its travel alerts every two weeks based on the epidemiological assessment of countries.
Weqaya has advised the citizens and Iqama holders not to travel to the following countries including India, Pakistan, Egypt, and the Philippines.
It includes all the 9 countries from where people are not allowed to enter unless they spend 14 days in another country.
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The list of countries from where the entries are banned:
Countries listed in red on the site’s global map as “very high risk” include the following:
- Trinidad and Tobago
- South Sudan
- St. Vincent
- St. Kitts
- Sri Lanka
- Costa Rica
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