IQNA

12:33 - September 26, 2020
News ID: 3472630
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Quranic activities will resume in Egypt on Saturday after Al-Azhar Islamic Center gave the go-ahead.

Al-Azhar Approves of Resumption of Quranic Activities

 

The Quranic activities will start again after several months under the health protocols, akhbarak.net website reported.

Quranic centers and institutes holding Quranic programs are required to provide disinfection and sanitization services and make sure that all of those attending the programs wear face masks and social distancing is maintained.

Earlier this week, Quran activists, people, preachers and prayer leaders in Egypt called on authorities to take steps toward resuming Quranic activities.

Quranic activities and many other religious and cultural programs have been suspended in Egypt since March as part of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

More than 32.7 million people have tested positive for the coronavirus worldwide and nearly 993,000 have died from the disease so far.

The number of confirmed cases in Egypt so far is 102,600. The death toll in the North African country is 5,853.

 

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