Covid Test Certificate, Face Masks, Social Distancing: Strict Norms & Arrangements In Place As…

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As there’s just sooner or later left for the opening of Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple in Kerala, for the annual Mandalam-Makaravilakku season, the state govt stating the frilly preparations stated that each potential measure has been taken to make sure that no COVID-19 affected person reaches the hill shrine for the pilgrimage. ALSO READ | UP Assembly Elections: Akhilesh Yadav Hints Tie Up With Uncle Shivpal, ‘In Talks With Smaller Parties For Alliance’

In order to manage the heavy rush, all the pilgrimage can be via the digital queue system this time, stated Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran, after a high-level assembly of officers to evaluation the ultimate preparations on the temple on Friday.

In order to make sure clean pilgrimage within the wake of the pandemic, detailing numerous measures taken by the govt, Surendran stated every pilgrim, visiting the shrine, ought to carry a COVID negative certificates, taken inside the last 24 hours.

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At the bottom camps of Pampa and Nilakkal, Covid-19 testing kiosks might be opened to assist devotees to hold out the test before starting the trekking.

Meanwhile, the health division within the state can be arranging for antigen checks in numerous facilities together with, all bus stands and railway stations at Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruvalla,Chengannur, and Kottayam, where pilgrims arrive to proceed to the Lord Ayyappa temple, the minister additional added.

Steps can be taken to make sure social distancing whereas permitting pilgrims for darshan.

According to the minister, a selected place can be marked for every devotee, and people aged between 60- 65 years ought to submit a medical health certificates upon arrival.

Those testing positive for the viral an infection, together with these from different states, can be given ample therapy till they flip negative. Treatment may be given in both govt or non-public hospitals as per the demand of the pilgrims.

Arrangements together with the ambulance facility have been organized within the govt medical schools in addition to non-public hospitals within the districts of Pathanamthitta and Kottayam.

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Though masks shouldn’t be necessary for pilgrims whereas trekking, the minister made it clear that the relief was based on the protocol that supplied exemption throughout excessive bodily exercise, however devotees ought to observe strict COVID protocol.

Arrangements can be made to gather and recycle it, supplied used masks shouldn’t be thrown away.

The two-month-long annual Mandalam-Makaravilakku season on the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa Temple, situated in Pathanamthitta district, would start on November 16.

[Attribution ABP News]

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