Coronavirus outbreak: On Mumbai Police's request Christian community in city suspends all prayer meetings, masses till 31 March
The decision was made based on Mumbai Police's request to contain the spread of the deadly virus
Mumbai: In wake of the coronavirus pandemic, leaders of Christian community in Mumbai have suspended all public gatherings, including prayer meetings and masses, till 31 March, an official said on Friday.
The decision was made based on Mumbai Police's request to contain the spread of the deadly virus, he added.
Leaders of the Christian community from across the city met senior officials of the Mumbai Police on Wednesday and decided to suspend all public gatherings, including prayer meetings and masses, till 31 March, he said.
The situation will be reviewed on 31 March, he said, addind that the leaders had assured full cooperation to the authorities.
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