04 March 2020 – Suspend Umrah for citizens and residents

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Type of Intervention: Domestic travel
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Saudi Arabian government temporarily suspended Umrah to Makkah and visits to the Prophet”s mosque in Medina for citizens and residents of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Full details here: https://www.spa.gov.sa/viewfullstory.php?lang=en&newsid=2042815