Coronavirus cancels Friday prayers for 8th week

TEHRAN, Apr. 15 (MNA) – According to the statement made by the policymaking committee of holding Friday Prayers in Iran, prayers ceremonies in provincial capitals will be canceled for the eighth week since the outbreak of coronavirus in the country.

The decision has been made due to the requests made by the Iranian ministry of health and National Headquarters for Fighting Coronavirus.

The prayers have been canceled in 23 Iranian capital cities of all provinces including Tehran, Qom, Mashhad, Tabriz, Hamedan, Isfahan, Shiraz, Ahvaz, Sari and etc.

As of Wednesday, the number of coronavirus cases has hit 76,389 in Iran, claiming 4,777 lives.

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