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Indian government charges Tableeghi Jamaat leader with culpable homicide for surge in coronavirus cases.
Saudi Arabia considers cancelling Hajj pilgrimage, for the first time since it became a nation, as precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19.
Saudi Arabia’s Council of Supreme scholars calls upon practicing Muslims to pray at home during Ramadan.
United Kingdom cemetery adopts new burial practices, compliant with local interpretations of Islamic law, amid rising coronavirus deaths.
Ramadan 2020 will be heavily impacted by the spread of COVID-19 and government mandated safety precautions.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei issues fatwa on fasting during Ramadan amid pandemic.
United Arab Emirates Fatwa Council issues statement saying COVID-19 patients and frontline workers need not fast during Ramadan.
Muslim scholars around the world discuss Ramadan fasting obligations for Muslims who cannot practice social distancing.
Academic advisor to the Grand Mufti of Egypt issues controversial statement noting that a specialized committee is studying the legal opinion on fasting during Ramadan in light of the spread of coronavirus.
Indian religious leaders, clerics, and intellectuals call for Muslims to follow social distancing norms during Ramadan, noting a religious duty to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Islamic law scholar Khaled Abou El Fadl calls for religious people, especially Muslims, to take a “conscientious pause” amidst the pandemic, as reported by Alia Hogben, The Kingston Whig-Standard.