UAE suspends prayers in all places of worship including mosques over Coronavirus

Abu Dhabi – The government of United Arab Emirates has temporarily suspended prayers in all places of worship for four weeks starting from Monday evening, in order to contain coronavirus spread in the country, state news agency WAM reported.

The government has taken various precautions to combat the spread of coronavirus that include the temporary suspension of international flights and issuing of visas, closing of tourist places, theme parts, gyms, bars, pubs, cinema halls, wedding ceremonies, and asking people to avoid gatherings where there can be more than 50 people.

UAE has witnessed over 98 coronavirus cases as of Sunday, according to the ministry of Health.