The administration of the two holy Mosque has said that pilgrims will not be allowed near the Kaaba and the Black Stone during Tawaf and Umrah.
According to the website, the administration has said that “Tawaf will take place outside the fence around the Kaaba.”
“To prevent the corona virus and to protect the pilgrims, it is forbidden to kiss the stone or touch the Kaaba.”
“All visitors will be prohibited from walking on landmarks during Tawaf, apart from social distance.”
“The administration has deployed personnel to enforce social distance during Tawaf and Sa’i.”
“The body temperature of all the visitors will be taken, the medical team will be present at all times and will be in charge of monitoring the visitors.”
“Apart from organizing Tawaf and Sa’i, there will be a team for punctuality by the visitors.”
On the other hand, Sheikh Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, the head of the administration of the Haram, said that all preparations have been completed for the reception and facilities of the pilgrims of Umrah and Haram.