COVID-19: Saudi Arabia Bans Worldwide Pilgrims From Hajj


Saudi Arabia has banned all worldwide guests from making the Islamic pilgrimage often known as Hajj this 12 months as a part of measures to cease the unfold of Coronavirus.

Saudi Arabia has up to now recorded 161,005 instances of an infection and 1,307 deaths. 

Solely a really restricted variety of individuals at present dwelling within the kingdom could participate, BBC reviews.

There are fears that Hajj could be cancelled altogether.

To this point, solely residents from nations all over the world, who’re already resident in Saudi Arabia will probably be allowed to attend this 12 months.

The authorities say that is the one method they’ll have the ability to make plans for social distancing that can maintain individuals secure.


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