A devotee from Tamil Nadu, who was on a pilgrimage to Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, examined constructive for coronavirus on Sunday in the course of the necessary antigen check carried out at Nilackal for pilgrims visiting the hill shrine, well being authorities stated. As per the Covid-19 tips, pilgrims want to hold a destructive COVID-19 check certificates issued by a verified laboratory 48 hours previous to their go to.
Antigen exams are carried out at Nilackal for these with out the destructive certificates. The Tamil Nadu native examined constructive in the course of the antigen check carried out at Nilackal, district well being authorities stated.
The devotee got here on their own and has been shifted to the Covid First-Line Therapy Centre (CFLTC) arrange at Carmel engineering faculty at Ranni. Ayyappa devotees sporting masks and carrying COVID-19 destructive certificates had been allowed to enter the famed temple right here from October 17 morning, after over six months.
The temple, which opened for the month-to-month pujas on Friday night, will enable pilgrims to supply worship until October 21. Every day solely 250 individuals will probably be allowed contained in the temple.
Solely these between 10-60 years are being allowed to supply prayers, they need to not collect round in teams and keep social distancing.