According to the SJTA, three staff of SJTA, seven servitors and three of their family members, eight persons engaged at temple’s shoe-stand, a security personnel and a gardener have been infected with the deadly virus.
All the Covid infected persons have been asked to remain in home isolation, sources added.
Earlier in the day, three persons of a family, who arrived in Puri from Surat by train, have tested positive for Covid-19.
Meanwhile, the SJTA has set up a Health Camp at Niladri Bhakta Nivas Conference Hall here for servitors of Srimandir and their families in view of the surge in Coronavirus cases in the holy city.
The Health Camp is scheduled for 12th, 13th and 15th April for distribution of homeopathic medicines on free of cost basis, said the SJTA
SJTA #Puri has set up a Health Camp at Niladri Bhakta Nivas Conference Hall, Puri for temple Sevayats & their families. The camp is scheduled for 12th, 13th & 15th April for distribution of homeopathic medicines on free of cost basis. @krishan_kumar09@HFWOdisha pic.twitter.com/oFaeISckoo — Shree Jagannatha Temple Office, Puri (@SJTA_Puri) April 12, 2021