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General Presidency of Two Holy Mosques Affairs to Implement Precautionary Measures to Ensure Safety of Umrah Performers

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Holy Mosque and the Prophet’s Holy Mosque will implement numerous precautionary measures, after the decision to gradually allow the performance of Umrah, which will go into effect next Sunday.

The Grand Holy Mosque will be sterilized 10 times a day, before and after each group of Umrah performers. Zamzam water will also be provided in closed bottles. The access to the Holy Kaaba and the Black Stone is prevented and Tawaf (circumambulation) will be performed outside the current existing barrier.

The General Presidency has also prepared places for quarantine in case anyone shows symptoms of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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