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DUM of the Russian Federation expects the worshipers after the lifting of isolation in Moscow

In the Spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) of the Russian Federation expect an increase in the number of worshippers after the lifting of the isolation regime in the capital, with the sanitary measures in Moscow's Cathedral mosque can accommodate about 1.5 thousand people, said RIA Novosti first Deputy head Damir Mukhetdinov.

Earlier on Monday, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that all the basic restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus, while maintaining epidemiological safety will be removed in June. 9 June in Moscow canceled the self-isolation and access control.

"We expect that after the lifting of the isolation will be more people. Now during the day, for example, in the Moscow Cathedral mosque attracts about 100 people. Hall, which we discovered, just up to 100 people. But every day the number of worshippers increasing," mukhetdinov said.

He noted that in the mosque there are additional resources. "If we open all the rooms, given the sanitary rules (distance) can accommodate up to 1.5 thousand people. And without the distance of the Moscow Cathedral mosque can accommodate about five thousand. The record is 16 thousand people, but two – thirds remain to pray on the street", - said the representative of the DUMAS of the Russian Federation.

According to him, now employees of the mosque of control to people, read the prayer and came out, "and not remain, for example, to read the Quran, how it was made: before it could come for the whole day."

In addition, while not conducting Friday prayers because they are going the most people.

"If we were not notified that we will not hold Friday prayer services, I think, would gather 10-15 thousand people. At least this week we don't plan to hold Friday prayers, although in many cities and republics are already doing. You can't succumb to the euphoria, to be frivolous - it is necessary to save human lives, because it is more expensive all matters of divine service" - summed up the Agency interlocutor.

Earlier Mukhetdinov told RIA Novosti that the Muslim community in Russia due to the closure of mosques for the faithful to Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr lost 70% of annual budgets.