Saudi Arabia has set several mandatory guidelines as mosques reopen for daily prayers including the weekly Friday prayer, according to the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, as the Kingdom slowly eases strict measures in place against the coronavirus outbreak.
A cleric calls for the prayer at an empty Al-Rajhi Mosque, as Friday prayers were suspended following the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh. (Reuters)
Here are the measures as outlined by the circulars regarding the resumption of prayers inside mosques:
mam Mohammed, muezzin of the Jaffali mosque in Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah, announces the prayer call at the mosque which is closed due to a government decree as part of efforts to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (File photo: AFP)