The Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia on Monday in a tweet informed that the country has approved the Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for travel and Indian nationals vaccinated with ‘Covaxin’ can now enter the Kingdom.
“Embassy is pleased to inform that Indian nationals vaccinated with ‘Covaxin’ are now approved to enter the Kingdom. Vaccine certificates are to be uploaded at Ministry of Health website for residents and at Muqeem website for visitors.”
Embassy is pleased to inform that Indian nationals vaccinated with ‘Covaxin’ are now approved to enter the Kingdom. Vaccine certificates are to be uploaded at https://t.co/6HfYIyq7K1 for residents and at https://t.co/WeJ3Kc9GX9 for visitors.@SaudiMOH @MEAIndia— India in Saudi Arabia (@IndianEmbRiyadh) December 20, 2021
It is worth mentioning that earlier in November the WHO has granted approval for Emergency Use Listing of Covaxin and said that the Bharat Biotech’s vaccine was found to have 78 percent efficacy against the COVID-19 of any severity, 14 or more days after the second dose.
Saudi Arabia approved vaccines are;
- Johnson & Johnson
- Sinovac and
In recent days, Covaxin has been recognized by several countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Bahrain, Oman, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Australia, among others. It is expected to rise in the coming days.