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Coronavirus: UAE suspends prayer in all houses of worship including mosques
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 4, 2019. (File photo Reuters)

The United Arab Emirates suspended prayer in all houses of worship including mosques across the country as of Monday evening for four weeks, as part of the country’s efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus, state news agency WAM reported. UAE 


The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the UAE stood at 98 as of Sunday, according to the ministry of Health.


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The government had put in place several measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus including the suspension of issuing visas, stopping flights to a number of countries, closing tourist attractions, theme parks, gyms, bars, pubs, cinemas, banning all establishments from hosting wedding parties, as well as urging the public to avoid gatherings where there are more than 50 people. LEVANT


source: Tuqa Khalid LEVANT