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Riyadh: Solely pilgrims and worshippers who’ve been vaccinated in opposition to the novel coronsvirus or have recovered will probably be allowed into the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabias Ministry of Hajj and Umrah introduced.
Permits for Umrah (Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca) and to go to the Grand Mosque will probably be granted to those that have obtained two Covid-19 vaccine jabs; those that have obtained a primary dose not less than 14 days earlier than their go to to Medina and Mecca; and people who have had the virus and recovered, Arab Information quoted the Ministry as saying on Monday.
Earlier than embarking on a visit, a customer`s vaccination standing should be registered on Saudi Arabia`s Covid-19 app, `Tawakkalna`, which was launched final yr to trace the Covid-19 scenario within the Kingdom.
In line with the Ministry, the individuals who want to go to the 2 mosques or carry out Umrah should register by way of the Tawakkalna app and the Umrah app, `Eatmarna`.
It added that the 2 apps are the one platforms that difficulty real permits.
Practically 10,000 Grand Mosque employees have already been inoculated as a part of the Ramadan operational plan, Arab Information reported.
5 areas will probably be out there for prayers on the Grand Mosque.
Greater than 13 million worshippers carrying masks and observing bodily distancing guidelines have visited the mosques for the reason that seven-month prayer and Umrah suspension was lifted final October.