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Religious authorities in Singapore have ramped up health and safety measures at places of worship here after a second church was linked to the coronavirus on Wednesday (Feb 12).
The 12 church-related cases are linked tothe Grace Assembly of God church and The Life Church and Missions Singapore in Paya Lebar, which has since stopped all services.
Here are the measures announced by religious authorities and places of worship to protect attendees:
Singapore’s Archbishop ordered that canteens in all Catholic churches here be closed and all church classes be suspended.
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The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) said it was increasing sanitisation of mosque facilities, including door knobs, stair railings and faucets, and provide soap and hand sanitiser.
It also planned to increase ventilation of mosques before congregational and Friday prayers, and ask caregivers dropping off children for pre-school or classes to leave the premises immediately afterwards.
Like in Christian churches, mosques would also do temperature-taking, attendee registration, and run live-steams of events for those who could not attend, MUIS added.
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It also advised women to bring their own prayer clothing, and reassured attendees that cleaning their hands withhand sanitisers containing alcohol was allowed.
According to a Feb 5 advisory, the Singapore Buddhist Federation advised Buddhist temples to cancel activities and implement rules that participants of religious gatherings should use their real names when registering to facilitate contact tracking.标签：