ISLAMABAD: National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has announced to implement of COVID protocols for mosques and other places of worship.
According to the guidelines issued by the NCOC, only vaccinated individuals will be allowed to visit mosques while the visitors would also be required to wear facemasks and maintain social distancing during prayers.
People who are unvaccinated are not allowed to enter in mosque.
“Those visiting mosques should perform ablution at homes and should wash their hands frequently
and use sanitizers after prayers,” the country’ primary body devising counter-COVID strategy said in the aftermath of record cases of infection.
It is further advised to offer prayers at open places and ensure proper ventilation at the mosques through the opening of all doors and windows.
The aged and ill people have been advised to offer their prayers at home in the fresh guideline besides also asking the prayers leaders to curtail the Friday sermons.