Islamic guidance on Coronavirus

Islamic guidance on Coronavirus

The purpose of this page is to collate the various articles, Fatwas and Q&As in relation to Coronavirus (Covid-19), to make it easy for readers to access the Islamic guidance in this regard and remain up to date with new guidance and advice. Please note that as the situation evolves, the advice in some of the earlier articles may change.

The articles are outlined here with the most recent ones first, click on the title to read:

  1. Should toilets be open in Masjids during Covid-19? (5 April 2021)
  2. 2021 Ramadan and Eid Guidelines to Keep You, Your Family and Masjid Safe (11 March 2021)
  3. Tayammum for Covid-19 patients in hospitals (15 February 2021)
  4. Bounce Back Loan Query (15 February 2021)
  5. Adhān, Iqāmah and Taḥnīk for newborn during Covid-19 (29 January 2021)
  6. Do Covid-19 vaccines nullify the fast? (25 January 2021)
  7. Ḥadīth on disease and calamity not affecting those in the Masjid (21 January 2021)
  8. Should Masjids suspend communal worship? (20 January 2021)
  9. Is the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine Halal? (8 January 2021)
  10. Is it permissible to use the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine? (5 January 2021)
  11. Is the Pfzier BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine Halal? (4 December 2020)
  12. Should Masjids remain open or close from 5 November? (4 November 2020)
  13. Travelling to Saudi Arabia without iḥrām due to Covid-19 regulations (29 October 2020)
  14. Covid-19: One metre or two metres distancing in Masjids (9 Sep 2020)
  15. Covid-19: Eid al-Aḍḥā Ṣalāh on 11 Dhū al-Ḥijjah (28 July 2020)
  16. Eid Ṣalāh in a town with no Masjid (27 July 2020)
  17. Can you donate Plasma for Covid-19? (21 July 2020)
  18. Covid-19: Uncertainty regarding Qurbānī abroad (13 July 2020)
  19. Covid-19: Status of performing Ṣalāh in the Masjids and restrictions (6 July 2020)
  20. Key points from Guidance on the safe use of Masjids from 4 July (30 June 2019)
  21. Covid-19: Hajj and Travel Refunds (25 June 2020)
  22. Covid-19: Congregational Ṣalāh in Masjids from 4 July (25 June 2019)
  23. Wearing a mask in iḥrām (14 June 2019)
  24. Should Masjids open on 15 June? (9 June 2019)
  25. 10 questions on the re-opening of Masjids (7 June 2020)
  26. Covid-19 – Global Qurbani Challenges (31 May 2020)
  27. Ḥadīth transmission via internet and phone (27 May 2020)
  28. Zakat on ʿUmrah, Hajj and travel refunds (26 May 2020)
  29. Covid-19: Visiting Cemetery on Eid day (22 May 2020)
  30. Covid-19: Eid Ṣalāh in the Garden (21 May 2020)
  31. Does Eid Ṣalāh require 2 or 4 people? (19 May 2020)
  32. Multiple Janāzah Ṣalāh due to Covid-19 (19 May 2020)
  33. Covid-19 – Miscellaneous Questions (17 May 2020)
  34. Basis of performing Eid Ṣalāh during lockdown (17 May 2020)
  35. Covid-19: Eid Ṣalāh during lockdown (13 May 2020)
  36. Covid-19 – Businesses, employment and loans (10 May 2020)
  37. Can men perform iʿtikāf at home during the lockdown? (9 May 2020)
  38. Adhān wording during lockdown (5 May 2020)
  39. Widow visiting deceased husband in Masjid complex (2 May 2020)
  40. 10 Covid-19 related Q&As (27 April 2020)
  41. Will Covid-19 end on 12 May? (24 April 2020)
  42. Can Munfarid recite Quran loudly? (24 April 2020)
  43. Does Covid-19 test break the fast? (24 April 2020)
  44. Should graduate doctors start work early? (19 April 2020)
  45. Can child lead Tarawih Salah (An old Fatwa relevant for now)
  46. Correcting mistakes in Tarāwīḥ Ṣalāh (19 April 2020)
  47. Wife performing Ṣalāh next to husband (19 April 2020)
  48. Tarāwīḥ Ṣalāh during lockdown (19 April 2020)
  49. Iʿtikāf during lockdown (18 April 2020)
  50. Covid-19 and guidelines for Ramadan and Eid (15 April 2020)
  51. One third in Waṣiyyah after debts (13 April 2020)
  52. Fasting in Ramadan for Covid-19 doctors and nurses (6 April 2020)
  53. Tilting Covid-19 bodies in the coffin (4 April 2020)
  54. Nikāḥ during lockdown (2 April 2020)
  55. Burial of Covid-19 bodies and Ghusl (1 April 2020)
  56. Social Distancing Ḥadīth Authenticity (31 March 2020)
  57. Coronavirus: Jumuʿah Ṣalāh or Ẓuhr Ṣalāh (26 March 2020)
  58. Can non-Muslim bathe the Covid-19 deceased? (23 March 2020)
  59. Self-Isolation, Social Distancing and Transforming the Home (23 March 2020)
  60. Coronavirus and Handling Dead Bodies (21 March 2020)
  61. Statement of senior UK scholars on Coronavirus and Masjids (Urdu and English) (21 March 2020)
  62. Masjids limiting congregational Ṣalāh due to Coronavirus (Update) (20 March 2020)
  63. Ghusl for Coronavirus infected bodies (17 March 2020)
  64. Coronavirus: Should Masjids close? (17 March 2020)
  65. No female to bathe female deceased (16 March 2020)
  66. Burial of female whose family is in isolation (16 March 2020)
  67. How can Coronavirus be stopped? (16 March 2020)
  68. Hand Sanitisers containing alcohol (15 March 2020)
  69. Wearing mask in Ṣalāh (15 March 2020)
  70. Burying multiple bodies in one grave due to Covid-19 (15 March 2020)
  71. Delaying a burial due to Coronavirus (15 March 2020)
  72. Coronavirus deaths and ruling on Ghusl (13 March 2020)
  73. Coronavirus: Should Jumuʿah Ṣalāh be cancelled? (12 March 2020)
  74. Coronavirus and ʿUmrah: two scenarios (6 March 2020)
  75. Coronavirus Advice – 10 Questions regarding Coronavirus (4 March 2020)
  76. Is Iḥrām necessary if entry to Makkah is uncertain due to Coronavirus? (27 Feb 2020)