Today, Sunday, the Saudi Ministry of Health confirmed that it had not detected any infection with the Corona virus among pilgrims so far.
The ministry indicated that specialized teams have been equipped with field ambulances to provide services to pilgrims, stressing that they have highly efficient procedures and precautions to protect pilgrims healthily.
She also confirmed that the monitoring and follow-up procedures for Corona injuries will continue until the end of the Hajj.
The Director of Public Security, head of the Hajj Security Committee, Lieutenant General Khaled bin Qaraar Al-Harbi, confirmed that only those who received immunizations against the Corona virus will be authorized to perform Hajj.
About 60,000 residents participate in the rituals, compared to about 2.5 million Muslims who attended in 2019. The participants were selected from among 558,000 applicants, according to an electronic verification system.
The Saudi authorities are seeking to repeat the success of last year, which was characterized by great organization and full commitment to preventive measures against the pandemic.