Sabarimala Temple opens for devotees for 5 days with Covid-restrictions
After weeks of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala on July 17 opened its doors for five days to allow devotees to conduct monthly rituals. The temple will remain open from today till July 21. Covid-19 protocol, including wearing masks and social distancing, will be strictly followed. A maximum of 5000 devotees will be allowed through the online booking system. Those who wish to visit the temple will have to provide a complete Covid-19 vaccination certificate or a negative RT-PCR report within 48 hours of the visit. Kerala is one of the worst Covid-affected states in the country.