3 devotees at Kamakhya temple test positive for Covid19

Assam, April 11: Three devotees at Kamakhya temple in Guwahati have tested positive for the Covid19.

Three devotees, who visited the temple seeking blessings of goddess Kamakhya, tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday,” said a member of the temple management committee.

Sources said the trio has been admitted to a Covid care centre in the city.

The Kamakhya temple located atop Nilachal Hills in Guwahati opened its doors for the devotees in October last year after remaining closed for around six months.

The famous Shakti shrine Kamakhya Temple remained closed since March due to the Covid19 pandemic.

On Saturday, Assam recorded 405 new cases and two deaths. The state reported 281 cases on Friday.

The death toll rose to 1,117 with the latest fatalities, NHM said. The state has so far tested 74,48,662 samples, it said.

A total of 2, 19,958 cases have been detected in Assam.