Muslim pilgrims, keeping social distance and wearing face masks, cast stones at pillars symbolizing Satan during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 31, 2020. Muslim pilgrims in Saudi Arabia took part in a symbolic stoning of the devil on Friday, but maintained social distancing in a ritual that usually brings millions of worshippers from all over the world shoulder to shoulder.Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS

Muslim pilgrims, keeping social distance and wearing face masks, cast stones at pillars symbolizing Satan during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 31, 2020. The ritual, at which pilgrims must hurl pebbles at a giant wall, has in the past been the scene of several deadly crowd accidents. In 2015, hundreds died in a crush at an intersection leading up to the site. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS

Muslim pilgrims, keeping social distance and wearing face masks, cast stones at pillars symbolizing Satan during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 31, 2020. Clad in white robes denoting a state of purity and face masks, men and women cast their stones, closely monitored by health professionals. The pilgrims stood apart on yellow markers marking a safe social distance. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS

Muslim pilgrims, wearing face masks, cast stones at pillars symbolizing Satan during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 31, 2020. Although no official figure has been given, local media report there are around 10,000 pilgrims. The Haj minister in June said pilgrims would number 1,000. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS

Muslim pilgrims following social distance cast stones at pillars symbolizing Satan during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 31, 2020. Saudi Ministry of Media/Handout via REUTERS

Muslim pilgrims line up waiting for their turn to cast stones at pillars symbolizing Satan during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 31, 2020. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS