Iranians in nearly two hundred cities made available Friday prayers in mosques for the initially time in two months as authorities eased some limitations to comprise the coronavirus pandemic, increasing concerns of a new wave of infections.

Prayer halls and streets leading to mosques ended up disinfected in progress. State tv showed mosque congregants seated an arm’s distance aside. Worshipers ended up questioned to complete ablution at dwelling, deliver their personal prayer mats and wear masks. Prayer leaders ended up questioned to shorten their sermons.