Masks and social distancing at downsized Hajj – BBC News

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Pilgrims have arrived in Mecca for the second Hajj to take place since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Pilgrims travelling to Islam’s holiest site are expected to socially distance and wear face masks.

The event is larger than in 2020, but is still far smaller than usual years.

Only 60,000 fully vaccinated residents have been allowed to take part.

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