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Saudi Arabia concludes Hajj amid COVID-19 pandemic worries

Saudi Arabia’s health authorities said no coronavirus cases were reported at the holy sites during this year’s Hajj

Saudi Arabia

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Aug 2020 10:17 AM GMT

Riyadh Saudi Arabia's health authorities said no coronavirus cases were reported at the holy sites during this year's Hajj. Pilgrims on Monday bade farewell to Mecca after Hajj rituals were concluded, Xinhua news agency reported. The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque had provided all relevant facilities for the pilgrims while ensuring precautionary measures against COVID-19. The kingdom has organized an exceptional Hajj season with a limited number of pilgrims amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This season is only limited to domestic pilgrims who are residents and citizens living in Saudi Arabia.(IANS)

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