Saudi Arabia receives two vessels of COVID-19 -…

(Sending a second load and type of vaccine)

DUBAI, Dec 16 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia received two vessels of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday and will begin circulating the pictures in the next three days, the state health and TV minister said Wednesday.

Tawfiq al-Rabiah asked citizens and residents to register to receive the vaccine and reiterated that the vaccine would be free to all in the country.

He did not specify how many sightings were received or what the vaccine was. Last week, Saudi health authorities registered the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for import and use in the country.

Saudi – owned Al Arabiya TV announced later Wednesday that the kingdom has received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

(Narrated by Yousef Saba and Marwa Rashad and Alaa Swilam Edited by Alistair Bell)

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