1383 Nurses to Serve Pilgrims in Holy Sites: Health Ministry

In this photo released by the Saudi Media Ministry, a limited numbers of pilgrims pray in the first rituals of the hajj, as they keep social distancing to limit exposure and the potential transmission of the coronavirus, at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. A unique and scaled-down hajj started on Wednesday. (Saudi Media Ministry via AP)
In this photo released by the Saudi Media Ministry, a limited numbers of pilgrims pray in the first rituals of the hajj, as they keep social distancing to limit exposure and the potential transmission of the coronavirus, at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. A unique and scaled-down hajj started on Wednesday. (Saudi Media Ministry via AP)

As many as 1383 male and female nurses are participating in the Hajj season for this year 1443 AH, including 556 men, 827 women, of whom are 1237 Saudis constituting (89%), and 146 non-Saudis (11%), the Ministry of Health announced.

They were distributed to the Holy Sites Hospitals as follows: Mina Emergency Hospital (126), Mina Al-Jisr Hospital (134), Mina New Street Hospital (75), Mina Al-Wadi Hospital (175), East Arafat Hospital (82), Jabal Al-Rahma Hospital (85), Namera Hospital (97), Arafat General Hospital (167), Muzdalifah Hospital (51), Jamarat Hospital (62), and health centers in Mina (329).

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