Saudi Arabia will let up to 1 million people join the Hajj pilgrimage this year, greatly expanding the key event to participants from outside the kingdom after two years of tight COVID-19 restrictions, state media said on Saturday.
Traveling during the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t as pleasant as the feelings of traveling in the normal time. Social distancing, quarantine, numbers of tests to detect COVID-19 make the life of tourists very difficult.
Many countries across the world have announced the easing of travel restrictions as COVID-19 cases have continued to decline. Many of them even abolished the mandatory RT-PCR test for fully vaccinated travelers to make travel easier.
Nearly 30 million people were under lockdown across China on Tuesday, as surging virus cases returned mass tests and hazmat suited health officials to city streets on a scale not seen since the start of the pandemic.