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Posted On: 28 July 2020 12:20 pm
Updated On: 29 July 2020 10:34 am

List of mosques in Qatar opening for Eid-Al-Adha prayers

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According to the website of the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs, approximately 401 mosques and prayer grounds will be reopening for Eid prayers on 31 July 2020 as part of Phase 3 of the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in Qatar

To check if a mosque or prayer ground near you will be open for the Eid prayers, download the list of mosques and prayer grounds reopening for Eid prayers.

To find out which mosques near you are reopening for Phase 3, click on the following link: https://www.islam.gov.qa/services/COVID19Mosques.aspx

COVID-19 precautionary measures for praying in mosques

These precautions are:

  • Don't come early for the prayers, mosques will open with Athan (Azan) only
  • Do ablution at home before going to the mosque. The mosque's bathrooms and ablution place will be closed.
  • Keep a safe distance of two meters from each other. Do not crowd inside the mosque.
  • Avoid shaking hands with others even while wearing gloves.
  • Cover your mouth and nose while sneezing and coughing.
  • Show your EHTERAZ application when you enter the mosque. It must show a healthy green status.
  • Cooperate with the committee or people in charge of managing the mosque.
  • Put your prayer mat in the places with signs only.
  • Bring your own prayer mat to the mosque. Do not share it with others and do not leave it in the mosque.
  • Wear a face mask even inside the mosque.
  • Bring the Holy Quran from home and do not share it with anyone or read the Holy Quran from the phone or complete reading at home.
  • As per precautionary measures, people who are suffering from chronic disease are required to pray and read the Holy Quran at home.
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You can also watch the video below to see what the precautionary measures must be taken by worshippers praying in the mosques:

List of mosques reopening for Friday prayers

Download the list of mosques reopening for Friday prayers to check which mosques are reopening.

Will you go to the mosque or prayer ground for Eid prayers this Eid? Which mosque or prayer ground will you choose. Did you read and watch the precautionary measures you must take while in the mosque or at the prayer ground? Do let us know your thoughts in our Comments section. Like and share the article it keeps us going!