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Saudi Arabia To Limit Pilgrims To Perform Hajj

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Saudi Arabia To Limit Pilgrims To Perform Hajj

Saudi Arabia To Limit Pilgrims To Perform Hajj

Saudi Arabia will strictly limit the number of people who can take part in this year's Hajj pilgrimage.

The Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca will be limited because of the coronavirus, according to CNN.

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said they are limiting the numbers of pilgrims. "The Hajj will take place this year with a limited number of pilgrims from all nationalities residing in Saudi Arabia only, who are willing to perform Hajj.

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