MAKKAH – Hajj 2023 will be just like Hajj before the pandemic.
Dr. Tawfiq Rabiah, Minister of Hajj and Umrah, announced the good news on the Hajj Expo 2023 opening day.
Hajj 1444H will bring the increased number of Pilgrims, as a result of no Coronavirus pandemic during upcoming hajj.Minister of Hajj and Umrah
The pilgrims had to undergo extensive PCR tests before traveling and quarantine after arriving. And people over 65 were not allowed to perform Hajj.
Previous Hajj 2022 stats;
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This year the pilgrims have no restrictions, and people of any age can perform Umrah.