Saudi curbs hajj as Germany locks down district after abattoir outbreak

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it will dramatically scale back the hajj pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites next month because of the coronavirus, while Germany announced a new lockdown after an outbreak of infections at a slaughterhouse.

Saudi curbs hajj as Germany locks down district after abattoir outbreak
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it will dramatically scale back the hajj pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites next month because of the coronavirus, while Germany announced a new lockdown after an outbreak of infections at a slaughterhouse.