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Updated on: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 05:34 PM IST

Tamil Nadu govt to setup COVID-19 test centres at Kerala's Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala temple would have COVID-19 test centres put up by the neighboring state government for devotees wanting to enter the divine premises.
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Testing for Covid-19 | Photo: Representative Image

Testing for Covid-19 | Photo: Representative Image

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Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has decided to COVID-19 test centres at Sabarimala temple in Kerala, said Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department Minister Sekar Babu.

Addressing the media persons, Babu said, "Devotees who are fully vaccinated or those who produce negative RT-PCR test report conducted within 72 hours before will be allowed inside the temple." Every year lakhs of devotees from Tamil Nadu come to the Sabarimala temple to pay obeisance.

The minister also said that the SIMS hospital in Chennai has agreed to set up a medical mobile ambulance van attached with a ventilator at Sabarimala.

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Published on: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 05:35 PM IST
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