In Egypt, coronavirus dampens Ramadan mood

In Egypt, coronavirus dampens Ramadan mood

Majority of Muslims across the world started Ramadan fasting today but across the Middle East, preparations for the month-long religious exercise was dampened thanks to the global threat of the novel coronavirus.

The faithful who have witnessed the cancellation of Iftar – fast breaking feasts – and the suspension of prayers at the mosque as part of efforts to slow the spread of the virus, have expressed expressed concerns over the situation.

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Tecla Chandata