Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health assigns a health leader for every 50 pilgrims

Welcoming First Batch of Pilgrims with Precautionary Measures in Place

In an unprecedented measure to get reassured about the implementation of all health conditions in the aftermath of the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 worldwide, the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia assigned a health leader for every 50 pilgrims during this year’s exceptional Hajj.

The health leader will be in charged of making sure that his crew are following the health precautionary and preventive measures imposed by the authority, including social distancing and moving among sacred places, for their safety and comfort, the ministry said in a statement.