Without access to the shrines COVID 19 broke the tradition of Ramadan

MOSCOW, April 21/ Radio Sputnik. The main Shrine of Islam in Mecca and Medina Holy mosque and the Prophet’s mosque will be closed during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, which begins this week. It is reported on Tuesday, RIA Novosti with reference to data of the Main Directorate of Saudi Arabia in the Affairs of the two Holy mosques.

“the Opening of the two Holy mosques is delayed for the duration of the month of Ramadan in the framework of preventive measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus,” – said in the message of management on Twitter.

it is Emphasized that the Muslims in the current year will not be able during Ramadan to make it required five times a day prayers and a special prayer “Taraweeh”, which should be read only in Ramadan after the night prayer until dawn.

in addition, the main Holy places of the Muslims closed to the faithful still March 20 here spent complete disinfection.

Earlier radio Sputnik reported that the monks of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra donate blood for patients COVID-19.

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