According to reports from Health Minister Tawfiq al-Rabiah , today June 23, Saudi Arabia will permit about 1,000 travelers to perform Hajj this year.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported that the current year’s Hajj would be downsized. as a thousand travelers living in the realm will be permitted to participate in the service this year.
Although he didn’t determine how the pilgrims will be selected. The journey, which was slated for the end of July, will be limited to those beneath 65 years old and with no incessant ailments. Health Minister Tawfiq al-Rabiah said.
The pilgrims however will be tested for coronavirus before showing up in the sacred city of Mecca and will be required to isolate at home after the custom, al-Rabiah included.
Saudi Arabia reported on Monday it would hold an “exceptionally restricted” hajj this year. It said the custom will be available to individuals of different nationalities as of now in the realm.
This is the first run through in Saudi Arabia’s cutting edge history that Muslims outside the realm have been banished from playing out the hajj.