#PODCAST Religious organisations cancel or postpone large gatherings after #NationalDisasterDeclaration

by Newsbreak Producer, Tashlan Naidoo - Religious organisations across the country have been cancelling and postponing events, prayers and congregations amid the coronavirus pandemic. Several temples in South Africa have issued statements to the public relaying the protocol they are taking in light of President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa prohibiting gatherings exceeding 100 people in an effort to curb the spread of the virus. The Shri Mariammen Temple Society at Mt Edgecombe north of Durban is one of those, and has cancelled their annual easter festival scheduled to take place on the 12th of April. Chairman of the society, Seelan Archary says the five day prayer will go ahead from the 9th of next month and usual temple visits will not stop.......