Religious locations in Maharashtra are reopening on Thursday months after the second Covid-19 wreaked havoc. The civic physique in Mumbai has issued an order capping the variety of guests to locations of worship to 50 per cent of complete capability. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s workplace (CMO) final month had mentioned, “All places of worship will reopen from the first day of Navratri, i.e., 7th October, 2021, while observing all Covid-19 safety protocols.”
Based on orders, Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak temple in Dadar has urged devotees to comply with all obligatory Covid-19 precautions when visiting. A number of precautions include- entry on the premise of QR code, all bodily contact needs to be prevented, no prasad choices can be allowed, and many others.
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As quickly as non secular locations have been allowed to open, a number of ministers visited temples and shrines throughout the state. Maharashtra minister Dhananjay Munde took blessings at Parli Vaijnath, one of many 12 jyotirlingas, within the wee hours on Thursday, minister Jayant Patil visited the Siddhivinayak temple, Rajesh Tope, well being minister visited Mahalaxmi temple, and chief minister Thackeray visited Mumbadevi temple at 8:30 AM.
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar gives prayers at Siddhi Vinayak Ganapati temple, Mumbai. Today additionally marks the primary day of ‘Navratri’, which can proceed until October 15. pic.twitter.com/mWmEM3NcZX
— ANI (@ANI) October 7, 2021
The reopening of non secular locations comes within the backdrop of lowered Covid-19 circumstances and decreased positivity fee. Over the previous couple of days, Maharashtra has seen simply over 2000 coronavirus infections every day and on Wednesday, 2876 folks examined optimistic for the viral sickness, whereas 90 succumbed resulting from it, a well being division bulletin confirmed.
The enchancment within the state’s Covid-19 scenario has additionally led to reopening of faculties, faculties, theatres and auditoriums.
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