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Coronavirus: Places of worship to reopen for private prayer

Coronavirus: Places of worship to reopen for private prayer
Sunday 7
3:30 2020

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Group worship will still be banned by lockdown regulations over fears that the virus could spread Places of worship will be allowed to open for private individual prayer under government plans to be announced next week. These are not expected to include weddings of any size, or full services - which will come at a later date. The prime minister is set to outline measures which will come into effect on 15 June. Northern Ireland has already allowed private worship but Scotland and Wales have not yet done so. Boris Johnson is expected to ...

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Summary: Churches, mosques and synagogues have been closed since lockdown restrictions started in March.

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