Eid al-Fitr observed amid coronavirus pandemic across the globe!

Eid, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, was observed around the world. But the coronavirus pandemic has forced many muslim countries to take drastic steps so that social distancing is maintained. 

Take a look:

Saudi Arabia

This picture taken on May 24, 2020 during the early hours of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday which starts at the conclusion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, shows an aerial view of a neighbourhood of Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca.

Saudi Arabia began a five-day, round-the-clock curfew from May 23 after COVID-19 coronavirus infections more than quadrupled since the start of Ramadan to around 68,000 -- the highest in the Gulf.

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Syria

An Imam poses for a picture with other Muslim worshippers after the prayers of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday which starts at the conclusion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Binnish in the rebel-held northwestern Syrian province of Idlib early on May 24, 2020, as worshippers congregated despite the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Iran

Muslim worshippers stand spaced from each other, as a measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, as they gather to attend the prayers of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday which starts at the conclusion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Iran's capital Tehran on May 24, 2020.

Iran announced a further relaxation of coronavirus lockdown measures ahead of Eid al-Fitr, and said it has started to control the outbreak in nearly a third of its provinces. President Hassan Rouhani had previously announced the limited reopening of holy sites after the holiday.

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Sudan

Muslim worshippers gather for the prayers of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday which starts at the conclusion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in the district of Jureif Gharb of Sudan's capital Khartoum early on May 24, 2020, despite government regulations banning congregations due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Afghanistan

A religious scholar speaks as Muslim devotees offer prayers at the start of the Eid al-Fitr festival which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at the Pul-e Khishti mosque in Kabul on May 24, 2020.

The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire during the Eid al-Fitr holiday starting on May 24 in a surprise move following months of bloody fighting with Afghan forces after the group signed a landmark agreement with the United States.

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Pakistan

People in Pakistan were seen celebrating Eid despite coronavirus chaos in the country. Pakistan's coronavirus cases have crossed the 50,000-mark. 

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Egypt

This picture taken early on May 24, 2020 shows a view of the historic Metro cinema theatre, along the commercial Talaat Harb street in the almost deserted city centre Egypt's capital Cairo, on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday which starts at the conclusion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Egypt had previously announced a lengthening of its night-time curfew and other measures to prevent large gatherings during the Eid al-Fitr holidays. One of the most important dates in the Muslim calendar, it is traditionally celebrated with mosque prayers, family feasts and shopping for new clothes, gifts and sweet treats.

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