COVID-19: 14 priests of Tirumala Tirupati test positive

Fourteen priests at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday have tested for coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

Anil Kumar Singhal, Executive officer of TTD had said that 91 employees had tested positive for coronavirus as of date. Singhal said, “Corona tests are conducted for 1865 TTD employees at Tirumala, 1704 TTD employees at Aliiri, and for 631 devotees till July 10. 91 of TTD employees at Tirumala are detected corona positive. A special menu is made available at employees’ canteen for the sake of employees’ health”.

Singhal added, “None of the devotees have any health issues. We have been enquiring over the phone with the devotees after their return to houses. We called 700 devotees between June 18 to 24 and called 1,943 devotees between July 1 to 7”.

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