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Padmanabhaswamy Temple closed for devotees till October 15 after 10 priests test positive for Covid19

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The coronavirus crisis has entered the famous Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram. 12 staff members, including 10 priests have tested positive for the deadly pandemic. The temple has now been temporarily closed for devotees till October 15 as a precautionary measure. "Daily pujas will be done by the 'tantri', but no 'darshan' will be allowed," Padmanabhaswamy Temple's Executive Officer Ratheeshan IAS said.