The Sai Baba temple in Shirdi will now enable solely 15,000 devotees in a day, within the wake of rising coronavirus circumstances throughout the state. Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded greater than 6,000 circumstances of the novel coronavirus, together with one of many highest fatality counts in current occasions, taking the loss of life toll to 51,857. The state reported 6,218 new COVID-19 circumstances, up from 5,210 on Monday, taking the tally to 21,12,312. The state has been witnessing an upsurge in COVID-19 circumstances since February 10.
Shirdi temple, which had been closed in the course of the lockdown, was re-opened for devotees on November 16. The “darshan” had been resumed following all COVID-19 well being precautions, in line with the Siddhivinayak Temple Committee.
The administration of the famend Sai Baba temple in Shirdi had additionally requested folks to acquire passes on-line for ‘darshan’ and ‘aarti’ to keep away from crowding in view of the coronavirus outbreak, an official mentioned.
The passes will be obtained from the temple’s official web site and it could assist management the crowds that come to the temple, particularly on Thursday, weekends, auspicious days and public holidays, an official mentioned.