Coronavirus live news: experts urge caution on England lockdown easing; Saudi Arabia bans foreign visitors from Hajj pilgrimage

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11.51am BST

Limits will be in place for the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia next month, including a ban on foreign visitors and other restrictions on who can take part, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

Only 60,000 people who are either Saudi citizens or residents will be able to take part in the pilgrimage, which is key tenet of Islam and would usually attract millions of people each year.

11.39am BST

The Queen’s official birthday celebrations have begun with a socially-distanced parade at Windsor Castle.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus live news: experts urge caution on England lockdown easing; Saudi Arabia bans foreign visitors from Hajj pilgrimage ———

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