Guruvayur temple bans entry of devotees as 46 employees test COVID positive

The authority has banned the entry of devotees in Guruvayur Sree Krishna temple from Saturday after 46 employees tested COVID positive.

Within the past few days, some staff and assistant priests turned COVID positive at the temple.

Following this, testing was carried out for the staff in the temple. During the test, COVID-19 infection was confirmed for 46 employees.

Along with banning entry of devotees in the temple, the area was declared as containment zone.

Puja and related rituals at the temple will be held without any failure, informed the officials.