International flights to Saudi Arabia resume as Kingdom lifts ban
Saudi Arabia has lifted a temporary travel ban imposed last month as a precaution after the emergence of the potentially more contagious variant of Covid-19 in a number of countries.
The Saudi press agency reports that Saudi Arabia is entering the air, land and sea.
However, the Saudi government has imposed some restrictions, including asking non-Saudi residents of the United Kingdom (UK), South Africa and other countries where a new variant of the virus has been detected to at least 14 days to stay out of these countries before entering Saudi Arabia.
Citizens who are allowed to enter the Kingdom for humanitarian and urgent cases from countries where the new coronavirus variant has been reported must be monitored in their homes for 14 days, and two PCR examinations of the first will be done . upon arrival within 48 hours and the second before the quarantine expires on the 13th day.
Travelers coming from countries where the variant has been reported must be supervised at home for 7 days and take a PCR test on the sixth day from arrival.
Travelers coming from countries where the variant has not been detected should isolate themselves at home for 7 days or isolate at home for three days and do a PCR test.