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Quarantine Costs For Umrah Pilgrims

Azrul Mohd Khalib, CEO, Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy

06-Jan-22 19:00

Quarantine Costs For Umrah Pilgrims

A new policy was recently announced that returning Umrah pilgrims are required quarantine at a designated facility. This came after news that a large number of Umrah travellers had tested positive for the Omicron Covid-19 variant, and had not followed proper quarantine SOPs. This has led to public outrage about the high hotel quarantine costs they've had to bear. We look into this.

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