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Tarawih, Eid prayers to be performed at home: Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

17th Apr, 2020. 10:10 pm
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eTarawih, Eid prayers to be performed at home

Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al El-Sheikh said on Friday (April 17) that Tarawih and Eid prayers will be prayed at homes if the deadly COVID-19 outbreak continues.

The Eid prayers will also be performed at homes without oration amid coronavirus pandemic.

Health ministry of Saudi Arabia confirmed the 518 cases of COVID-19 in the Kingdom.

According to the sources, the new cases, 195 were recorded in Jeddah, 91 in Madinah, 84 in Riyadh, 58 in Makkah and 38 in Dammam.

Almost 150 Saudi royals have coronavirus, Senior Royals secluding for safety

Earlier on March 4, Saudi Arabia has extended the curfew in other cities too after the holy cities of Makkah and Madina until further notice as part of measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

The Saudi interior ministry officials,  From Friday, the curfew will begin at 3 p.m. (1200 GMT) instead of 7 p.m. in the city of Dammam and the governorates of Taif and al-Qatif untill 6 am and residents allowed to buy food and access medical care.

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