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Ministry says unvaccinated expats to be deported

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(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Ministry of Interior confirmed that strict measures will be taken against expatriates who have not received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.اضافة اعلان

In a statement released on Saturday, the ministry said that starting from December 15, unvaccinated expatriates will be deported.

"The decision comes with the aim of protecting public health," the ministry added, noting that prompting expatriates to get vaccinated protects them against a future infection and transmitting the disease to others.

Expatriates are allowed to obtain the vaccine for free, without presenting a residency permit or a work permit, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

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