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Saudi Arabia .. Islamic Affairs "reopens 10 mosques after sterilizing them in 5 regions

The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance reopened 10 mosques after temporarily evacuating and sterilizing them in 5 regions, after 10 cases of coronavirus were confirmed among the worshipers, bringing the total number of sterilized and prepared within 149 days to 1,767 mosques, in the context of ensuring the safety of those who go to the houses of God.

This came in a report issued by the ministry today, in which it clarified that the mosques that were sterilized as a precaution and reopened are three mosques in the Eastern Province, and the Jazan region, two mosques in the Al-Baha region, and one mosque in each of the Riyadh region and Asir region.

The ministry indicated that the measures taken come to further ensure the safety of worshipers, in addition to the continuous cleaning and maintenance of all mosques, calling on worshipers and mosque employees to adhere to the instructions for precautionary measures when they go to mosques, including wearing a mask, bringing their own carpet and achieving physical distancing for their safety.