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Hajj 2020 Saudi 5

In pics: Hajj 2020 begins, Saudi authorities confirm no Covid-19 cases among pilgrims

The number of pilgrims attending this year’s Hajj has been limited to 1,000

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Hajj pilgrimage in the age of coronavirus is unlike any before

Saudi Arabia has dramatically downsized the ritual because of the coronavirus pandemic, with authorities testing pilgrims and cutting their numbers from the usual 2 million to around 1,000

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Pilgrims selected to perform Hajj this year begin arriving in Jeddah

Only about 1,000 pilgrims – all from inside Saudi Arabia – have been permitted to perform Hajj this year

Video: Saudi overhauls Hajj and Umrah visas ahead of tourist visa launch

The move comes as the kingdom launches PR campaign with influencers on social media

Saudi to issue e-visas for Umrah pilgrims

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