743 TTD staff tested positive for COVID-19: TTD EO

Vastavam web: As many as 743 staff of the TTD including including some priests of the Lord Venkateswara shrine at Tirumala have tested positive for COVID-19 since June 11, TTD Executive Officer said on Sunday. Among them 402 were discharged and recovered after treatment said TTD Executive Officer Anil Kumar Singhal. Speaking to media after the monthly Dial Your TTD EO ‘ programme held in TTD administrative office here on Sunday Singhal said the infected include religious staff like Archakas, TTD security personnel, health and sanitation, reception, SPF etc. EO Singhal said.

Most of the employees who recovered from Corona are joined to duties, he said. We are providing all possible arrangments for the piligrims in the Temple, eception counters, Annadanam complex to prevent the virus, EO Singhal said.