Festive prayers on the Muslim Eid al-Fitr in Chechnya will be held in strict compliance with mask mode and social distance due to the pandemic, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the Spiritual administration of Muslims of Chechnya.
Chechen authorities in connection with the feast of Eid al-Adha declared a Republic two days - 30 and 31 July. Celebrations are not cancelled, but authorities have warned of the need for strict compliance with safety standards in the context of the pandemic. Earlier in June, the Muftiate of the Republic abolished introduced because of the coronavirus, a ban on collective prayers in mosques, while retaining restrictions for the elderly and people with chronic diseases.
The cost of the Hajj pilgrimage to the Holy sites of Islam in Saudi Arabia to 2021 will increase due to the increase in VAT, the trip now costs an average of 3 thousand dollars, said Wednesday the first Deputy Chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia, mufti of Moscow region Rushan Abbyasov.
"The average price of a single, plus-minus can be each region, depending on the package somewhere there is food, somewhere in there, somewhere closer to the places of pilgrimage, somewhere a little further away - overall, somewhere in the $ 3200 is a trip," said Abbyasov at the conference in MIA "Russia today".
In the Hajj – the pilgrimage to Mecca this year will be attended by 10 thousand people, while usually on the order of 2.5 million, said Wednesday the first Deputy Chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia, mufti of Moscow region Rushan Abbyasov.
"Haj started today. Tomorrow will be standing on mount Arafat. According to our data, in this year, the Hajj makes ten thousand people, of which three thousand subjects of the Kingdom, and about seven thousand foreign residents who were in the Kingdom: students, those who are on a business trip. Usually the Hajj makes about 2.5 million people," said Abbyasov at the press conference of the project "Religion and ideology" in MIA "Russia today".
The government of Saudi Arabia due to the coronavirus banned pilgrims to touch the main Muslim Shrine - the Kaaba during future Hajj - the pilgrimage to the Holy places of Islam in Mecca and Medina, reported the Saudi newspaper "Ash-shark al-Ausat" referring to the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. Hajj this year is scheduled for July 28 - August 2.
"To touch the Kaaba and kiss it prohibited", - stated in the message of the Ministry. To prevent possible approximation to the power stone will set barriers.
A record number of cases of coronavirus during the day, was in Saudi Arabia, it is closer to four thousand, has informed on Monday the Ministry of health of Saudi Arabia on Twitter.
"The number of identified per day of the cases of the coronavirus amounted to 3943, bringing the total number of cases increased to 186 436. The number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic amounted to 1599. During the day, 2363 recovered total number recovered during this time exceeded 128 thousand", - stated in the message of Ministry of health.
The government of Saudi Arabia due to the coronavirus allowed to participate in the Hajj this year - the annual pilgrimage to the Holy places of Islam in Mecca and Medina only a small number of Muslim pilgrims who are already in the Kingdom, pilgrims from abroad will not be able to participate this year, said in a released Monday the Ministry of Affairs of Hajj and Umrah Saudi Arabia.
"In pandemic coronavirus and the danger posed by this virus for large gatherings, the Hajj in 1441 according to the Muslim calendar (2020 - Christian chronology) will be held with the participation of a limited number of pilgrims of different nationalities, who are in the country, based on considerations of the need to preserve the health of the people", - is spoken in the Ministry message.
Malaysian authorities canceled for the current year the traditional mass departure of the citizens of the country to Hajj, the trip to the Holy sites of Islam in Mecca and moved it to an indefinite period in connection with the pandemic coronavirus, said on Thursday online version of the newspaper the Star.
This was stated on Thursday Minister office of the Prime Minister of Malaysia Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri, said the publication.
The number of new cases of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia has gone up sharply, reaching a record 3369 per day, said Monday the Ministry of health of the Kingdom the social network Twitter.
"The total number infected since the beginning of the pandemic has increased to 105 283 after day sick 3369 people. While recovered 74 524 contracted, recorded 746 deaths after the day he died, 34 people", - stated in the message of Ministry of health.
The Saudi authorities two weeks back the curfew in the largest city in the West of the country Jeddah after a sharp increase in the number of cases of coronavirus, said the representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Kingdom.
In late may, the government of the Kingdom abolished the effect in a country with a curfew in