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In pic: Virus stifles Eid al-Fitr celebrations for the second year in a row

Updated : May 13, 2021 12:29 PM IST

Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Fitr in a subdued mood for a second year as the COVID-19 pandemic again forces mosque closings and family separations on the holiday marking the end of Islam's holiest month of Ramadan.

Muslim women pray during the Eid al-Fitr celebration in Bali, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
Muslim women pray during the Eid al-Fitr celebration in Bali, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
Muslim men wearing masks to curb the spread of coronavirus outbreak perform an Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on a street in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Muslim men wearing masks to curb the spread of coronavirus outbreak perform an Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on a street in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
A Muslim woman checks her mobile phone as others sit spaced apart to help curb the spread of coronavirus outbreak prior to the start of an Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on a street in Jakarta. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
A Muslim woman checks her mobile phone as others sit spaced apart to help curb the spread of coronavirus outbreak prior to the start of an Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on a street in Jakarta. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Indonesian Muslims pray spaced apart to help curb the spread of coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of Ramadan at Al Akbar mosque in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
Indonesian Muslims pray spaced apart to help curb the spread of coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of Ramadan at Al Akbar mosque in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
Muslim perform Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on a street in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
Muslim perform Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on a street in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
Muslims wearing protective masks pray outside the National Mosque while celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim festival marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Muslims wearing protective masks pray outside the National Mosque while celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim festival marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Published : May 13, 2021 12:28 PM IST
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