14:22 - March 18, 2020
News ID: 3470953
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Moscow Cathedral Mosque in the Russian capital has started playing recitation of the Quran.


The measure began on Tuesday and continues day and night, according to youm7 website.

It is aimed at promoting spirituality and praying for an end to the coronavirus pandemic.

The recitation is also available on the mosque’s website at  

Classified a pandemic by the World Health Organization, the new virus, a respiratory disease known as COVID-19, emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei Province late last year.

It has killed more than 7,000 people globally, and infected nearly 180,000 others, according to the WHO.

Russia has reported 114 coronavirus cases so far, eight of whom have recovered from the disease.



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