Unvaccinated foreign workers to be deported as of December 15

Interior Ministry
Following the December 15 deadline, the Interior Ministry will begin implementing strict measures against unvaccinated foreign workers. (Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday said that the grace period granted for foreign workers to receive two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine will end on December 15, and it will be followed by "strict measures", including deportation.اضافة اعلان

In a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the ministry said that the decision aims to protect public health, noting that prompting foreign workers to get vaccinated protects them against future infections and the transmission of the coronavirus.

Foreign workers are allowed to receive the vaccine for free, without the need to present their residency or work permits.

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