Haj Pilgrims to first get two doses of COVID vaccine


Jammu: Only people having taken both the doses of COVID vaccine will be allowed to go on Haj from Jammu and Kashmir.

This was indicated by the Jammu and Kashmir Haj Committee who on Friday asked the intending Haj pilgrims to take the first dose of vaccine on their own so that at the time of departure in mid-June second dose is also taken accordingly.

Quoting a Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry notification that pilgrims visiting the Kingdom need to get two doses of vaccine before their departure to Saudi Arabia it, however, made clear that no official communication regarding Haj 2021 has been received from Haj Committee of India/Saudi Arabia.