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In pics: Eid Al Fitr celebrations across the world

In pics: Eid Al Fitr celebrations across the world

Across the world, governments have urged people to pray at home or follow strict social distancing measures due to Covid-19

Eid Al Fitr is being celebrated across the world in very different circumstances this year due to Covid-19.

Across the world, governments have urged people to pray at home or follow strict social distancing measures and avoid large gatherings to stem the spread of the virus.

Here are some pictures of how Eid is being observed in different parts of the world –

Palestinians perform an Eid al-Fitr prayer despite concerns over the Covid-19 outbreak at a mosque in Gaza City early on May 24, 2020, after the local authorities allowed mosques to reopen amid the easing of some social distancing restrictions. Getty Images
Thai Muslims, wearing face masks and sitting apart to practice social distancing due to the Covid-19 coronavirus restrictions, gather to pray early morning on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday at Kubang Badak village in the Rangae district in Thailand’s southern Narathiwat Province on May 24, 2020. Getty Images
An aerial photograph shows people attending Eid al-Fitr prayers at Baiturrahman Mosque in Banda Aceh on May 24, 2020. Getty Images
Sheikh Yahya Safi, Imam of Lekamba mosque, delivers Eid al-Fitr sermon live on Facebook from the Lekamba mosque in western Sydney on May 24, 2020. Lakemba mosque this year organised live streaming of the Eid al-Fitr prayer and sermon on Facebook to ensure community safety during the Covid-19 situation. Getty Images
Indonesians use their smartphones to stay in touch with their families during Eid al-Fitr celebrations, whick mark the end of Ramadan, in Tangerang on May 24, 2020. Getty Images

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