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Courtyard of the Great Mosque of Makkah closed on Thursday

Makkah: The courtyard of the Great Mosque of Makkah was completely closed and empty on Thursday as workers to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

The holiest site in Islam, Completely deserted except for cleaners in near-unprecedented scenes.

when worker spreading prevention near Kaaba, Hundreds of worshippers were making their circumambulation (Tawaf) around the kaaba from inside the mosque’s first floor.

Saudi Arabia has so far expanded a rare suspension on pilgrimages to the holy cities in Makkah and Madina by foreigners, Saudi citizens and residents due as well as Gulf citizens amid rising concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus.

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