November will bring relief for the more than 500 Umrah companies in the Saudi Kingdom that have been badly affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has laid out the guidelines for receiving pilgrims from outside the Kingdom. They are to be applied from Nov. 1, in the resumption of the services.
Furthermore, now Saudia airline has announced the reopening of 33 travel destinations. Most of which are green countries where COVID-19 is not spreading, and preventive measures are being successfully implemented.
Moreover, it is estimated that 10,000 pilgrims will arrive each week in Saudi Arabia from foreign countries.
Currently, the Saudi health ministry will only allow pilgrims between 18 and 50 years old to come for Umrah from foreign countries.