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Saudi Arabia makes masks obligatory, bans gatherings throughout Hajj

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Saudi Arabia on Monday mentioned all of the intending pilgrims in 2020 Hajj should put on face masks always, whereas employees would guarantee no overcrowding or gatherings happen throughout the pilgrimage.

The dominion has drastically curtailed the pilgrimage amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying that solely the few hundreds who reside within the nation might carry out the Hajj, scheduled for July ending.

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Saudi Arabia’s Centre for Illness Prevention and Management (SaudiCDC) launched a listing of directions for pilgrims and employees to observe.

In accordance with the checklist, area of one-and-a-half metres between every pilgrim should be noticed throughout prayers or different rituals, at eating places or inside tents.

Individuals is not going to be allowed to the touch the Kaaba, the cube-shaped, black-clad shrine at Makkah’s Grand Mosque.

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Pilgrims normally stroll across the Kabaa a number of instances throughout the Hajj.

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Pilgrims are banned from sharing private objects resembling garments, telephones and towels.

Buses transporting pilgrims from one holy website to a different should be occupied at 50-per-cent capability, as every pilgrim will likely be assigned the identical seat all through the Hajj.

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Additionally, at eating places, solely pre-packaged meals can be out there in addition to single-use bottles crammed with water from the holy Zamzam properly.

Saudi Arabia banned pilgrims from exterior the dominion in a bid to restrict the unfold of the coronavirus.

The dominion has the very best variety of confirmed COVID-19 instances within the Arab world, with greater than 200,000 infections.


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