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Covid: Saudi shuts down six mosques after worshippers test positive for coronavirus

Web Report/Riyadh
Filed on March 13, 2021 | Last updated on March 19, 2021 at 02.16 pm
Photo: SPA file

Mosques were temporarily closed in Riyadh and the Northern Borders region.

Six mosques in Saudi Arabia were shut down on Friday after some worshippers tested positive for Covid-19.

According to Arab News, the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance temporarily closed three mosques in Riyadh and three in the Northern Borders Region.

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Virus cases have led to 269 mosques being forced to temporarily close over the past 33 days, with 253 reopening after sanitisation measures were completed.

Virus cases have led to 269 mosques being forced to temporarily close over the past 33 days, with 253 reopening after sanitization measures were completed.





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