Covid: Some mosques closed in Saudi after new cases among workers, worshippers

Riyadh - Ministry building and 10 mosques closed after infections confirmed among workers, worshippers.

By Wam

Published: Mon 8 Feb 2021, 9:02 PM

Last updated: Mon 8 Feb 2021, 10:01 PM

The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Advocacy and Guidance in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia decided to temporarily close the ministry's administration building in Al Delam Governorate for sterilisation after a number of employees were infected with the coronavirus.

The department also decided to close 10 mosques in a number of regions after confirming cases of Covid infection among worshippers and mosque employees.

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