In preparation for the 2021 hajj train in Saudi Arabia, The Katsina Pilgrim Welfare Board has scheduled a date to manage COVID-19 vaccines on all 2021 hajj intending pilgrims from the state.
In line with a press release credited to the Public Relations Officers of the Katsina State Pilgrim Welfare Board, Bello Badaru, the COVID-19 vaccination train for 2021 intending hajj pilgrims would start on the eighth April, 2021 in all of the Pilgrims Welfare Board workplaces throughout the State.
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in a press release final week mentioned ranging from the holy month of Ramadan 2021, solely intending pilgrims licensed to have been inoculated in opposition to COVID-19 might be allowed to look at prayers and Umrah within the holy metropolis of Mecca.
The assertion specified that solely “immunized individuals” who’ve obtained the double doses of COVID-19 vaccines or those that have obtained one dose of the vaccines, no more than 14 days earlier than performing the pilgrimage, or an individual who has recovered from the virus, could be allowed into Mecca, Saudi Arabia for the holy train.
Thus far, Saudi Arabia has reported greater than 393,000 coronavirus infections and over 6,700 deaths from the virus.
Final month, exactly on the twelfth March, 2021, Katsina State Authorities took supply of 107,504 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
The Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari, his deputy and well being employees had been among the many first beneficiaries of the COVID-19 vaccines within the state.
COVID-19 vaccines: Katsina Govt strikes to manage COVID-19 vaccines on 2021 intending pilgrims