Bhubaneswar, May 2: As scheduled sanitization was carried out in the premises of Lingaraj Temple during shutdown on Shutdown Sunday by dedicated Sanitization Vehicle of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Besides the Lingaraj Temple, sanitization work was also carried on Rath Road and New Lingaraj Market Complex in view of rise in Covid cases in the city.
It may be noted that the Lingaraj Temple has remained closed for devotees now. However, regular ritual so of the Lord is going on by limited numbers of priests in adherence to Covid safety protocols.
The BMC area has reported daily Covid cases above 1,000 for the two days and over 500 cases over a week now.