Bhaktivedanta Manor lauded for Covid-19 protocol during Janmashtami celebrations

Tuesday 08th September 2020 08:08 EDT

Local and national health inspectors examined the Covid-19 protocol maintained at Bhaktivedanta Manor during the recent Janmashtami festival and reported that their precautions were exemplary.

The temple had ensured that temperature checks with a simple non-touch reader were conducted. Anyone exceeding the normal temperature of >37.8C was not permitted access. Symptoms and history of contacts was also traced. In the darshan queue, devotees had to observe a 2-m social distancing rule and were also prevented from singing in line with the Public Health England’s guidance around coronavirus.

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