WATCH | Algerians pray at home as coronavirus fears heighten

2020-03-20 22:30

A usually crowded mosque in Algeria is now empty as the call to prayer urges believers to pray from home to fight the spread of the coronavirus.

The death toll in Algeria from the coronavirus reached eight, the country’s Health Ministry announced on Thursday.

In a statement, the ministry also confirmed 10 new cases of the virus, bringing the total number to 82.

The ministry said that 32 of the cases have recovered so far.

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