Vijayawada Durga temple Archaka tested Coronavirus positive
In Vijayawada, Archaka of Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy temple also known as Durga temple, have tested positive to Coronavirus on Wednesday and been sent to the Covid-19 hospital for the further tests and treatment.
According to latest news, an archaka who was performing Lakshmi Kunkumarchana in the temple was tested corona positive. The temple administration has conducted the Coronavirus tests to all the employees and priests of the temple. This is the first Coronavirus positive case reported in the temple. The temple administration is finding out the reasons behind the priest tested coronavirus positive. Regurlarly the covid 19 tests have been conducted by the temple administration for the employees and the priests.
After the lockdown ended, the temple Darshan were resumed for the devotees about two weeks ago. The Thermal screening is conducted at the entrance of the temple and the necessary measures are being taken to sanitise the queue lines and other areas in the temple. The reason from where the priest is infected coronavirus is not yet known.