The General Presidency for the Affairs of Two Holy Mosques welcomed and received at the Grand Mosque Umrah performers from outside of Saudi Arabia; while implementing all preventive measures.
As a part of a campaign seeking to enhance services being provided to the visitors of the mosque, umbrellas, prayer rugs, and electronic fans were distributed to Umrah pilgrims.
New COVID-19 cases stayed below the 700-mark for the sixth straight day on Wednesday; with 546 new infections recorded over the past 24 hours.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, 8 more people died due to complications; caused by the virus over the past 24 hours.
This also brings the total number of confirmed infections in the Kingdom to 540,244 and the virus-related fatalities to 8,439.