Devotees reached Sannidhanam to supply prayers to Lord Ayappa for Mandala pooja because the annual Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins in Kerala amid the pandemic.
Social distancing is being maintained by the volunteers and carrying of masks has been made obligatory.
The temple premises noticed much less devotees in comparison with earlier years attributable to coronavirus restrictions.
Round seven months after it was closed firstly of the pandemic, the doorways of Sabarimala temple had been opened for devotees from October 16, with restrictions.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had made it necessary to hold a COVID-19 adverse certificates whereas visiting the temple, whereas solely 250 persons are being allowed for darshan (go to) every single day.
Kerala recorded 6,419 new Covid-19 instances on Wednesday, and the variety of lively instances within the state reached 69,394, the state authorities stated. A complete of 4,68,460 recoveries have been reported thus far, the Kerala authorities knowledgeable.