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Saudi Arabia temporarily closes 23 mosques after confirming cases of Corona among worshipers

Yesterday, Saturday, the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance closed 23 temporary mosques in 6 regions after 23 cases of Coronavirus were confirmed among the ranks of the worshipers, bringing the total of what were closed within 91 days, 1091 mosques, of which 1063 were opened after the completion of the sterilization and the completion of readiness in the framework of ensuring the safety of the visitors. Houses of God.


In a statement reported by the Saudi Press Agency, the ministry stated that the closed mosques are 6 in Asir region, 5 in Madinah Al Munawwarah region, 4 in Al Qassim region, 3 in Riyadh, 3 in Makkah Al Mukarramah, and 2 in Jazan region.


She pointed to the reopening of 9 mosques after completing all precautionary measures of sterilization and maintenance, 4 of which are in Makkah Al-Mukarramah region, 2 in Al-Qassim region, a mosque in Jazan region, a mosque in the eastern region, and a mosque in Al-Baha region.