TTD former chief priest Srinivasa Murthy Deekshithulu dies due to Coronavirus
TIRUMALA: Coronavirus creating ripples in Tirumala temple after 160 members tested positive for the virus. According to the sources, Tirumala temple former chief priest Peddinti Srinivasa Murthy Deekshithulu (75) died due to Coronavirus while undergoing treatment in SWIMS hospital on Monday morning. Sources said that he was admitted in the hospital four days ago with Coronavirus symptoms.
He served as the temple main chief priest 20 years ago. Day by day Coronavirus positive cases increasing in Tirumala temple after easing the lockdown measures. Reports said that 20 temple priests and 60 staff members tested positive for Coronavirus. Click the video for more information.