The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah issued a new announcement on the implementation of preventive protocols to prevent infection with the Corona virus regarding the groups allowed to issue permits to perform Umrah and prayer in the Two Holy Mosques.
And she said that, according to the instructions of the Ministry of Health, it was decided starting from six in the morning on Sunday, Rabi’ al-Awwal 4, 1443 AH, corresponding to October 10, 2021 AD; the following:
First: Restricting the issuance of permits to perform Umrah and prayers in the Grand Mosque and to visit the Mosque of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, for vaccinated people who have received two doses of the Corona virus vaccine approved in the Kingdom, and the cases excluded from taking the vaccine, as shown by the “Tawakulna” application.
Second: Guests of the Most Merciful who have completed the reservation and issuance of a permit to perform Umrah, prayer or visitation rituals without completing the two vaccination doses, the holders of these permits must hurry to take the second dose 48 hours before the date of the permit to avoid cancellation. Note that appointments are available to take and complete the vaccine doses at the vaccination centers throughout the Kingdom.
The Ministry indicated that all precautionary and preventive measures related to the epidemic are subject to continuous evaluation by the Public Health Authority (Weqaya), according to the developments in the epidemiological situation.