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Saudi urges Muslims to defer hajj plans over coronavirus

Saudi Arabia’s hajj minister asked Muslims on Tuesday to temporarily defer preparations for the annual pilgrimage amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia suspended the year-round “umrah” pilgrimage over fears of the new coronavirus spreading to Islam’s holiest cities, an unprecedented move that raised uncertainty over …

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Ekiti state discharges Coronavirus index case

Ekiti State Government on Tuesday announced its only index case of COVID-19 had been discharged from the isolation centre after he was certified free to go home. The male patient, who had been receiving treatment at the Ekiti State Infectious Disease Control Centre, Ado-Ekiti, since March 18 when he tested …

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