Du’a for protection during a pandemic
To Recite Morning and Evening
The time for the morning adhkār is between dawn and sunrise, and the time for the evening adhkār is between ‘Aṣr and Maghrib.
Bismillāhil ladhi la yaḍur'ru ma‘asmihi shay’un fi’l-arḍi wa la fis'samā’i wa huwas- samee'ul 'aleem
In the name of Allāh with Whose name nothing can harm on earth or in heaven, and He is the All-Hearing, All-Knowing
[Al Tirmidhi 3388 & authenticated by him]
Note: To recite in Arabic three times morning and evening, the one who recites it three times nothing will harm him.
Allāhumma innī as-alukal ‘afwa wal’āfiyata fid’dunyā wal ākhirah, Allāhumma innī as-alukal ‘afwa wal’āfiyata fī deenī wa dunyāya wa ahlī wa mālī, Allāhum’mastur ‘awrātī wa āmin raw’ātī, Allāhummaḥfaẓnī min baynī yaday’ya, wa min khalfī wa ‘an yamīnī wa ‘an shimālī, wa min fawqī, wa a’ūdhu bi’aẓamatika an‘ughtāla min taḥtī
O Allāh, I ask You for well-being in this world and in the Hereafter. O Allāh, I ask You for pardon and well-being in my faith, my worldly affairs, my family and my wealth. O Allāh, conceal my faults and protect me from that which causes me to worry. O Allāh, protect me from before me and from behind me, from my right and from my left, and from above me, and I seek refuge in Your greatness lest I be destroyed from beneath me
[Abu Dawood (5074) & authenticated by Al Munthiree in At Targheeb Wat Tarheeb]
Note: To recite once in the morning and once in the evening.
Du’a for Leaving the Home
Bismil’lāhi tawak'kaltu 'alAllāh wa lā hawla wa lā quw'wata il'lā bil'lāh
In the name of Allāh, I place my trust in Allāh, there is no power (to do good) and no might (to abstain from evil) except with the assistance of Allāh
[Abū Dawūd, (5095) & authenticated by Ibn Al Qay’yim in Zād Al-Ma’ād]
Note: Whoever recites this du’a, it is proclaimed to him, ‘You have been guided, you have been sufficed (i.e. your needs have been taken care of), you have been protected’ and Shaytan leaves his path.’
Du’a to Preserve Blessings
Allāhumma innī aʿūdhu bika min zawāli niʿmatik, wa taḥaw-wuli ʿāfiyatik, wa fujā’ati niqmatik, wa jamīʿi sakhaṭik
O Allāh, I seek refuge with You from the withdrawing of Your blessing, from the loss of the well-being that You granted me, the sudden onset of Your wrath, and anything that may lead to Your displeasure
[Saheeh Muslim 2739]
Du’a for Protection from Calamities
Allāhumma innī a’udho bika min jahdil balāe, wa darakish’shaqāee, wa sūil qadāee, wa shamātatil a’dā’
O Allāh I seek Your protection from the difficulties of severe calamities, from a bad fate, from a bad end and from the malicious joy of enemies
[Saheeh Al Bukhari 6347]
Du’a for Protection from Diseases
Allāhumma innī a‘ūdhu bika minal baraṣi wal-junūni wa’l-juthāmi wa min say'yi' il-asqām
O Allāh, I seek Your protection from leukoderma, insanity, leprosy and from evil diseases
[Abu Dawud 1554 & authenticated by Al Nawawi in Al Athkaar]
Du’a of Yunus
Lā ilāha illā anta subḥānaka innī kuntu min aẓ'ẓālimīn.
There is no God but You, You are perfect and above any deficiency, verily I was from the wrongdoers
[Surah Anbiya:87 - Al Tirmidhi 3505 & authenticated by Ibn Hajr in Al Futoohaat Al Rabaaniyyah]
Note: “No Muslim says this du’a concerning anything but Allāh will answer his prayer.”