Kolkata: 69 people have been infected with COVID-19 in Belur Math. Among the victims, 54 are monks and 15 are employees.

According to sources, the Belur Math authorities are concerned over the spread of COVID-19 infection among so many monks and workers. For this reason, a three-storied quarantine house is going to be built at Belur Math for COVID patients. The quarantine house is being constructed at a cost of Rs 60 lakhs.

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The three-storied quarantine house is being built inside the premises of Belur Math. There are 5 houses on each floor. The Belur Math authorities have already published a position paper about COVID-19. The paper mentions what steps have been taken inside Belur Math to deal with COVID.

According to the authorities, waves of electrons will flow inside Belur Math to stop the spread of COVID. A new ambulance has also been purchased for the COVID victims.

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A total of 65 residents of Belur Math have already been tested COVID positive. The total cost of the test was Rs 16.5 lakhs. It has been found that a total of 54 monks and 15 employees of Belur Math are infected with COVID.

The authorities of Belur Math further informed that if a person is infected with COVID, they are asked to stay in quarantine for one month.

According to reports, 3 monks of Ramakrishna Mission have died due to COVID-19.