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No infectious diseases reported among pilgrims: MoH

MAKKAH — The Ministry of Health announced on Friday that no diseases affecting public health have been recorded among Hajj pilgrims and their overall health condition is fine. The ministry emphasized that no cases of coronavirus infection were reported among the pilgrims, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The ministry has mobilized as many as 8,000 men, including health practitioners and supporting staffers to serve the pilgrims. It has readied six hospitals, 51 health clinics and 200 ambulances to provide healthcare for the pilgrims in Makkah and the holy sites. There are 62 field teams to conduct health checkups, follow-up and preventive medical supervision around the clock.

SAUDI GAZZETTE

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