Saudi Arabian govt issues anti-COVID SOPs for pilgrims
RIYADH: The Saudi Arabian government has issued a comprehensive anti-COVID standard operating procedures (SOPs) plan for pilgrims to be implemented during the holy month of Ramadan.
The precautionary measures include the vaccination, physical distancing and wearing mask to protect the health of pilgrims, and worshipers.
Head of the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais said performing i’tikaaf will continue while iftar at the two Holy Mosques has been suspended.
He said that the presidency was preparing to provide individual ready-made iftar meals and suhoor (predawn meal) to worshipers and pilgrims.