Saudi Arabia has announced the partial lifting of Covid-19 precautionary measures from mosques across the Kingdom.
The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah, and Guidance recently reopened a number of mosques after temporarily shutting them down for sanitization purposes. A number of Covid cases had been found among worshipper leading to the temporary closure.
According to Arab News, seven mosques were reopened in the Kingdom – one in Makkah, six in Riyadh, three in Baha and Jazan, and a one mosque each in Najran and Asir.
According to a tweet on Haramain Sharifain, the new measures will allow:
>> Return of Mushafs (Quran) to the mosques
>> Removing time limitations between adhan (or azan) and Iqamah and of the Jumuah Khutbah
>> Lessons can be conducted in mosques
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