A worker sprays disinfectant in mosque amid the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia. Thousands of Muslim pilgrims have gathered in Gowa, near the provincial city of Makassar. Photo: Reuters A worker sprays disinfectant in mosque amid the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia. Thousands of Muslim pilgrims have gathered in Gowa, near the provincial city of Makassar. Photo: Reuters
A worker sprays disinfectant in mosque amid the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia. Thousands of Muslim pilgrims have gathered in Gowa, near the provincial city of Makassar. Photo: Reuters

Over 8,000 Muslim pilgrims gather in Indonesia, despite coronavirus fears

  • The pilgrims have gathered in Gowa, near Makassar, for an event organised by Tablighi Jama’at, a global movement of evangelical Muslims
  • A similar meeting in Malaysia last week resulted in more than 500 Covid-19 infections

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker sprays disinfectant in mosque amid the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia. Thousands of Muslim pilgrims have gathered in Gowa, near the provincial city of Makassar. Photo: Reuters A worker sprays disinfectant in mosque amid the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia. Thousands of Muslim pilgrims have gathered in Gowa, near the provincial city of Makassar. Photo: Reuters
A worker sprays disinfectant in mosque amid the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia. Thousands of Muslim pilgrims have gathered in Gowa, near the provincial city of Makassar. Photo: Reuters
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