Journey to Mecca – level 2

05-08-2020 07:00

Hajj is a religious journey to Mecca that all Muslims must make at least once in their lifetime. It is one of the rules of Islam, and all fit and healthy Muslims must follow it.

Every year, more than 2 million people go on this journey, and many people come from other countries. However, this year, Hajj is very different. Saudi Arabia decided to limit the number of people who can come to Mecca to 10,000. Also, for the first time in history, it is not possible to come from other countries. The reason is the coronavirus.

Saudi Arabia introduced strict rules that will help stop the coronavirus there. People must wear face masks in public, and they must not get too close to each other. At the moment, tourists are not allowed to travel to the country.

Difficult words: religious (related to a god), lifetime (the time when someone is alive), limit (to make something smaller in number).

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