Nur-Sultan abolished the festive prayer on Eid al-Adha because of the COVID-19

Holiday namaz (prayers) on 31 July on the occasion of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha in the capital of Kazakhstan will not because of the coronavirus, said Tuesday the administration Nur-Sultan.

In Kazakhstan over the past day revealed 1 526 cases of infection with coronavirus, the total number of infections has reached 84 648. The number of recovered patients exceeds 52.5 thousand. The country recorded 610 deaths from the coronavirus. The Cabinet of Ministers of Kazakhstan from July 5 introduced in the country a two-week quarantine because of the complications of the epidemiological situation and the increase in the prevalence of coronavirus infection, later the restrictions were extended to August 2nd.

"In connection with the sanitary-epidemiological situation on the 31st of July holiday prayers AIT namaz in the mosques of the city will not be held, the festival will be held in online format," - said the representative of the akimat (administration).

Eid al-Adha - the Muslim feast of the Hajj, one of the main festivals of the faithful. This year it fell on July 31. Kazakhstan has launched a website where you can make an order for the sacrifice, there is the same need can apply to receive sacrificial meat. In the Republic of coronavirus, a ban on visits to parishioners to religious sites and events.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world is already identified more than 16 million cases of infection, over 646 thousand people died.

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