Mosque closed in Jazan after imam tests positive for COVID-19

Mosque closed in Jazan after imam tests positive for COVID-19
Masjid closed in Jazan province after imam tests positive. (AFP)
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Updated 13 June 2021

Mosque closed in Jazan after imam tests positive for COVID-19

Mosque closed in Jazan after imam tests positive for COVID-19
  • The ministry noted the keenness of worshippers and their active role in reporting mosques that did not comply with health and safety instructions

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Islamic Affairs office in Jazan temporarily closed the Budaiya Mosque in Abu Arish governorate after it was confirmed that the imam had COVID-19.
Field teams undertook preventive and precautionary measures, including sterilization operations and comprehensive maintenance, in preparation for reopening the mosque and receiving worshippers at a later date.
The ministry noted the keenness of worshippers and their active role in reporting mosques that did not comply with health and safety instructions.