Can I Avoid Mosque because of Coronavirus?

A questioner asks if they can avoid the mosque because of coronavirus. Not only the mosque but also Friday prayers?

The American Muslim Jurist Association has said that it is not permissible for a masjid to suspend it’s daily prayers or Friday prayers unless there is a local health advisory.

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The mosques can demand that those people who have flu like symptoms wear a surgical mask or they pray in a particular area of the mosque away from others if there is room.

If someone is feeling unwell with flu like symptoms, then they should avoid going to the mosque to prevent spreading disease.

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