The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Office of the Presidential Peace Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) joined on Sunday all Filipino Muslims here and overseas in the observance and celebration of a "meaningful and inspiring" Eid al-Fitr or "Festival of Breaking of the Fast" which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. But even where many restrictions have been lifted, celebrations will be subdued because of fears of the pandemic and its economic fallout.
On the hand, Muslims in Kerala, India, have announced the first day of Eid al Fitr 2020 on Sunday.
Last month at the start of Ramadan, 13 mosques were sealed, and the police used force to disperse Muslims praying at mosques for violating government orders not to gather in groups of more than 50, about 2 meters apart, because of the coronavirus.
Some countries, including Turkey, Iraq and Jordan, have imposed round-the-clock holiday curfews.
Indonesian Muslims men take part in prayers during Eidul Fitr at a mosque in Palu, Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia.
In neighboring Muslim-majority Malaysia, businesses have mostly reopened after weeks of lockdown.
Qazi expects as many as 100 cars to participate.
Muslims across the world had to rely on the internet to pray and socialize with their family and friends, and for Islam, Sheikh and their children, it was no different.
Thousands of Indonesians are still congregating at mosques for prayers, despite the risks.
"Unfortunately, this year's Eid-el-Fitr will be celebrated low-key, not by our own making, but that is how our Creator wills it". Pakistan has reported more than 52,000 cases and more than 1,100 deaths.
"The governors need to do the right thing and allow these very important, essential places of faith to open right now".
Ahead of the celebrations, authorities have canceled mass prayers in Tehran traditionally led by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
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To all the Muslim Canadians who are carrying out traditions at home and getting together online, I'm wishing you the very best.
The usually large colourful gatherings were largely reduced to physical distanced gathering of a few people in open places and in some cases in mosques - thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Don't worry ladies, we have you sorted.