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Saudi Arabia to provide home vaccination for children amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday a project to vaccinate children at their homes as part of the precautions against coronavirus, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The health ministry signed an agreement with the Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City, a rehabilitation hospital and medical center, to commission the hospital to provide necessary vaccinations for children, SPA said.

This project comes after a decrease in the vaccination rate among children was reported during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The ministry registered 4,233 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, raising the total number in the kingdom to 127,541.

The death toll from the virus rose to 972 after 40 new fatalities were reported, while 2,172 more recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 84,720.

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