July 31, 2020, 05.17 PM

Worshipers must wear masks and are not allowed to shake hands or hug.

Authorities in Indonesia also ordered that meat be delivered door-to-door to the poor to avoid long lines.

Read also: Qurban Animal Trade Thrives Online in Indonesia amid Covid-19 Pandemic

“This outbreak has not only changed our tradition entirely, but has also made more and more people fall into poverty,” said Agus Supriatna, an Indonesian factory worker who was laid off this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Muslim leaders in Albania and Kosovo called on people “to be careful" in their festivities to avoid transmission of the virus, including limiting family visits.

A few days ahead of Eid, Alioune Ndong in Senegal said he did not know how he’d come up with the money for his family’s feast. He called on Senegal’s government to help struggling families like his.

“Covid-19 has drained my money," said Ndong, a tailor based in the town of Mbour.

(Writer: Aya Batrawy)

Source: https://apnews.com/bcfbbbff56fe0774888c78d340f881d6

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