Posted by : Aahil Shaik Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Saudi Arabia asks Arriving Passengers to declare if they have Visited China in last 15 days
All the travelers coming into Saudi Arabia via air, land and sea should declared if they have visited China within last 15 days of their arrival, The Jawazat confirms this step comes after approved health procedures to stop the spread of the new Cornoavirus.
The Ministry of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in cooperation with the National Center for Disease Protection and Control had earlier set a precautionary measure on the visitors of China after the effect of Coronavirus in many countries.
- The health facilities at the entry points of Saudi Arabia measure the respiratory screening station from health care facilities, to ensure the early detection of people with acute respiratory disease and the application of contact and spray when dealing with the suspected or confirmed case.
- The Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia also obligated health outlets at various entry points to screen the travelers, directly or indirectly from China, for referring them to the relevant Public Health Department for taking necessary measures.