Around 10,000 Muslims and Christians amassed at a pair of religious gatherings in Indonesia Thursday as officials in the island nation are struggling to keep people separated during the coronavirus outbreak.The events brought massive crowds together as Indonesia reported six more deaths for a total of 25 – the most in Southeast Asia – and 311 confirmed cases.“We’ve worked hard in dealing with this issue, involving religious leaders and security forces,” South Sulawesi Gov. Nurdin Abdullah said. “We have told the pilgrims that we are in an emergency state of coronavirus and only common discipline can break the COVID-19’s wide spread.” Paramilitary police officers in hazmat suit disinfect a tent built on a field where a mass congregation was supposed to be held in Gowa, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Thursday. (AP) CLICK HERE FOR FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE One of the gatherings Thursday – which Indonesian officials were able to halt after participants arrived – was organized by a Muslim missionary movement, Jamaat Tabligh, which held a similar event in Malaysia three weeks ago. That event has been linked to nearly two-thirds of Malaysia’s 900 infections as well as dozens of cases in other nations.At the Indonesia event, throngs of Muslim pilgrims descended upon a boarding school in South Sulawesi province for what was supposed to be a four-day gathering. It was not approved by authorities.After the event was put on hold, Abdullah said medical teams


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