With the pageant season kicking in subsequent month, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged individuals to take precautions in opposition to COVID-19 an infection.
“Many festivals are approaching within the coming months. Whereas the COVID-19 pandemic is beneath management in Delhi, you will need to have preventive measures in place to comprise the unfold of COVID-19 at non secular locations of worship,” he mentioned.
The Navratri pageant that includes temple visits and fasts for 9 days will start from October 17. It should culminate with Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra on October 25.
The pageant of Diwali shall be celebrated within the month of November.
“I want to enchantment to most of the people in addition to the organisations managing non secular locations to stick to all of the preventive measures to comprise the unfold of COVID-19 within the non secular locations through the upcoming pageant season,” the Chief Minister mentioned in his enchantment.
Delhi has witnessed a spurt in variety of COVID-19 instances in the previous few days with each day testing of virus doubled from 15000-20,000 to now over 40,000 by town authorities.
Delhi authorities’s well being bulletin on Wednesday recorded four,039 recent COVID-19 instances, the best single-day spike thus far, because the tally breached the two lakh mark.
Additionally, the best ever variety of exams at 54,517 have been performed on the day.
Mr Kejriwal mentioned that it is necessary that everybody visiting non secular locations follows preventive measures like sustaining a minimal distance of six ft, utilizing face masks and washing palms continuously with cleaning soap or alcohol-based hand sanitisers.
“Guests and staff in any respect non secular locations should observe respiratory security etiquette to scale back the danger of COVID-19 always. All non secular locations will even be required to adjust to the preventive measures inside their premises,” he mentioned.
The non secular locations within the metropolis have been closed with the announcement of lockdown because the coronavirus instances unfold in March.
Below the unlockdown course of, the non secular locations opened in August and numerous festivals like Janmashtami, Eid and Bakrid have been celebrated with temples and mosques placing in locations numerous preventive measures.
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