Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has requested individuals within the state to worship Lord Jagannath at their properties as Rath Yatra won’t be taken out this 12 months because of the prevailing COVID-19 state of affairs.
Hemant Soren mentioned that Rath Yatra couldn’t be allowed for the second consecutive 12 months because the coronavirus risk continues to be looming giant within the state.
“It pains me to not allow Rath Yatra but many stern steps have to be taken to secure our tomorrow. Celebration of many festivals had to be subdued due to COVID-19. Seek blessings of Lord Jagannath from the safety of your homes,” the chief minister mentioned in an announcement issued late on Sunday night time.
Jharkhand’s coronavirus tally stands at 3,46,279, of which 423 are lively instances, whereas 3,40,737 individuals have recovered from the illness and 5,119 sufferers have succumbed to the an infection thus far.
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