Kuwait will lift the four-month coronavirus ban on Friday prayers at mosques nationwide this week after taking all measures to prevent the disease's spread.
= Necessary precautionary measures have been taken to prepare the mosques, like complete sanitization, guiding signboards and measures to ensure social distancing between worshippers.
= Mosque doors will open 30 minutes before the call to prayer and close 15 minutes after with the Khutbah (sermon) and prayer not exceeding 15 minutes.
= The entry and exit of worshippers will also be organized with signs on the ground organizing the location of each worshipper during prayer.
= Imams (preachers) have been instructed to remind worshippers of abiding by health and safety measures, like social distancing, to wear facemasks and to stay home if they experience any symptoms.
= Water fountains and toilets will be shut with seats and door handles routinely sanitized.
= Worshippers are required to carry out their pre-prayer wash (wudu) at home.
= Worshippers are required to bring their own prayer rug and wear a facemask or will otherwise be denied entry with hand shaking or close social interactions discouraged inside the mosque.
= Children under the age of 15 will also be denied entry.