The Kamakhya Devalaya authority urged the state government and district administration to conduct health screening for the pilgrims before entering into the temple premises as a preventive measure for Coronavirus.
The temple authority made a special request to the state government to arrange for a health check-up as thousands of tourists visit the temple on a daily basis.
The temple authority also said that there are also many foreigntourists who visited the temple and therefore, a health check-up camp should beorganized by the government.
It may be mentioned that more than 1 lakh people are infected with Covid-19worldwide and 33 cases have been tested positive in India. A US tourist hasalso been detected with Covid-19 in Bhutan while he returned from Guwahati. Thetourist also visited Majuli through MV Mahabahu River Cruise ship. 127 peoplewho were in contact with the British tourist have been quarantined.