Saudi Arabia to allow only pilgrims ‘immunised’ against Covid-19


MECCA: Saudi authorities say that only people immunised against COVID-19 will be allowed to perform the year-round Umrah pilgrimage, starting from the holy month of Ramadan.

Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said in a statement that it would increase the operational capacity of the holy mosque in adherence with COVID-19 measures and restrictions.