Previously, Saudi Arabia Allowed Mosques to Open for All Prayers and during the first two days in masjids across the Kingdom after they reopened following a two-and-a-half month closure recorded a total numbers of 643 violations of coronavirus precautionary measures.
643 Violations Reported After Allowed Praying in Mosques
Where most of the people are following the guidelines and preventive measures. The violations reported to the Unified Call Center 1933, by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs for any violations or queries or reports and suggestions. 1,026 phone calls received at the center which reported 643 violations.
And, 383 inquiries were processed and teams are continuously monitoring the situation. The assessment and visits are prepared with the competent authorities to maintain social distancing measures. The most of the calls are reported:
- Non-compliance of physical distancing.
- Worshipers not wearing a face mask.
- Absence of hand sanitizers.
- No Sterilization or proper disinfecting.
- Not keeping windows and doors open.
- Not abide by the allowed timing of 10 minutes-rule between Azaan and Iqamat.
- Not closure of the restrooms or toilets.
- Additional requests for holding Friday Prayers in smaller mosques which are not allowed.
Source: Saudi Gazette