158 workers of temple including 21 priests infected in Tirupati temple

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) board is considering whether the Darshan should be continued in the temple even after the 158 employees have found the Covid-19 Positive.

Tirupati Devasthanam

Andra Pradesh: Coronavirus infection is spreading rapidly in Tirupati Temple. 21 priests of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams- TTD) have been found corona positive. He was admitted to the Apollo Hospital in Chennai (Chennai) when the health of a priest deteriorated. A total of 158 temple workers have been found to be Covid-19 positive in Tirupati till now. Two senior priests/institution heads – Pedda Jiyar Swamy and Chinna Jiyar Swamy have also been found to be Covid-19 positive.


Since then, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) board has been considering whether to continue the Darshan at the temple even after the 158 employees were found to be Covid-19 Positive. Should go or not. In an internal police report, a senior police officer from Tirupati has suggested that darshan in the temple should be stopped immediately.

Potu and security personnel the most cases of corona infection
There are a total of 100 priests in Tirupati, out of which 21 have been found infected. At the same time, the maximum number of infections have been found in POTU employees or APSP security employees in the spread of infection in many levels of employees. At the same time, the local administration has also said that due to the openness of temples and religious places, the incidence of virus spread is coming. The administration has spoken of taking immediate steps to prevent the situation from becoming uncontrollable.

Death toll from corona infection in Andhra Pradesh rises to 534

Coronavirus infection cases are setting new records all over the country every day. A total of 34,884 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the country in the last 24 hours on Saturday, while 671 people died due to infection during this period.

In Andhra Pradesh too, the outbreak of Covid-19 infection is not less and till now 40,646 people have been caught in the virus. In Andhra Pradesh, 42 more people died due to virus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the total figure of deaths from Corona virus infection to 534 in the state.