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Heatwaves ease for second pandemic-era Hajj pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia is only allowing access to the holy sites for 60,000 nationals and residents who have been vaccinated and don’t suffer chronic diseases

Saudi receives five million pilgrims since resuming Umrah, no Covid-19 cases detected

The kingdom resumed Umrah in a phased manner in October

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At least 24,000 pilgrims perform Umrah, no Covid-19 cases detected

The kingdom resumed the Umrah pilgrimage on October 4 in phases

Indonesia pulls out of Hajj this year on virus concerns

More than 220,000 people from the country were expected to participate in this year’s Hajj

Saudi to issue e-visas for Umrah pilgrims

The kingdom is seeking to issue 10 million visas for this year’s Umrah season