Health Ministry : no epidemic or quarantine diseases among pilgrims

Riyadh, The Ministry of Health has confirmed that so far there has not been recorded any epidemic cases or quarantine diseases among pilgrims, and the health situation is reassuring.

The Ministry said that it focuses in its priorities on the preventive health aspects of pilgrims, and follows up developments and changes in the health situation globally in cooperation with World Health Organization and international health bodies.

The Ministry indicated that the number of pilgrims arriving through health outlets and being provided by the Ministry's preventive services has reached 480,794 since Dhu-AlQa'dah 01 until now.

Source: Saudi Press Agency