The Presidency of Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al-Nabawi Affairs made new decisions regarding the number of visitors to the Kaaba during the month of Ramadan as part of the new type of coronavirus measures.
In this context, the number of daily visitors to the Masjid al-Haram during Ramadan was increased to 50 thousand people for umrah and 100 thousand people for those who pray.
According to the decision, people who visit Masjid-i Haram to perform umrah or pray from the first day of the month of Ramadan have had COVID-19 vaccine and the necessary permission document from the electronic applications named “Tawakkalna” and “Eatmarna” developed by the government within the scope of epidemic measures. must take.
In mosques, tarawihh can be performed
In the report, no information was given regarding the number of daily visitors to the Masjid al-Haram.
Saudi Arabia announced that in the month of Ramadan, time, Friday and tarawih prayers can be performed in the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca and Masjid al-Nabawi in Medina, and other mosques in the country will be open, respecting epidemic measures.
Gradual normalization process for Umrah visitors
Last year, due to the epidemic, tarawih prayers were made without congregation in Masjid al-Haram and Masjid an-Nabawi.
Saudi Arabia resumed its umrah visits for those living in the country on October 4, 2020, after the approximately 5-month interval given under COVID-19 measures.
It was stated that from the beginning of November 2020, those coming from Turkey and abroad for umrah and worship will begin to be accepted.