ALGIERS-The Ministerial Committee of Fatwa called not to spread rumors about the health situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, said Wednesday the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Wakfs in a communiqué.
The Committee, which “closely follows” events of interest to the society, particularly with regard to the health situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, called not to spread rumors that can be the source of false information with no reliable source to cause concern, stress and fear,” said the source.

“The dissemination of rumor is prohibited by religion as it reports lies,” said the committee.

The members of the committee stressed, in this regard, the need to “spread positive thoughts in society and reassure citizens.”