. Saudi Arabia Says Hajj Will Be Limited To 60,000 People, All From Within The Kingdom « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR/Saudi Arabia announced Saturday this year’s hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The announcement by the kingdom comes after it ran an incredibly pared-down pilgrimage last year over the virus, but still allowed a small number of the faithful to take part in the annual ceremony.

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