Coronavirus: Muslims begin Eid celebrations under lockdown


  1. Muslims around the world are being urged to celebrate Eid al-Fitr at home amid the pandemic
  2. Saudi Arabia imposes total curfew over the Eid holiday after previously easing measures
  3. A church in Berlin has opened its doors to Muslims unable to fit into their mosque under new social distancing rules
  4. UK PM Boris Johnson is being asked to explain why his chief adviser travelled while suffering from Covid-19 symptoms, in apparent breach of a lockdown
  5. Compulsory quarantine for travellers to the UK is to be enforced by spot checks and £1,000 fine
  6. A new study suggests that the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine may increase the risk of death among Covid-19 patients
  7. President Trump calls on US state governors to reopen places of worship currently shut due to transmission fears
  8. Globally, more than 5.2m cases have been recorded, says Johns Hopkins University; 338,000 have died and 2m have recovered

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