Interior Ministry Spokesman: pilgrims arrive in Makkah today in preparation for Hajj journey in Holy Sites 4
For his part, Official Spokesman of the Ministry of Health Dr. Mohammed bin Khalid Al-Abdalali said that the health situation of pilgrims is reassuring and no epidemic cases have been recorded.
The Ministry of Health is providing health services during this year's Hajj season via 25 hospitals, 156 health centers, 17 emergency centers on Jamarat Bridge, 7 mobile clinics and 18 points providing health services in the Holy Sites train, he said.
He also said that the services provided by the Ministry of Health at hospitals and health centers benefited 300,000 pilgrims. Quality, advanced and specialized services were provided in these health facilities where 25 open heart operations, 600 cardiac catheterization operations, 1615 dialysis sessions, 67 endoscopic operations and 400 surgeries were performed.
Source: Saudi Press Agency