A special Puja was performed at Durga Parameshwari temple and Shaneshwara temple in Rangana Halli village to save the people from coronavirus.
Yashwanth Shastri, a priest, said: "We performed this special puja on Friday to save the world from virus and diseases like corona and H1N1."
"Our ancestors used to perform a special puja for the betterment of society and save the world from viruses when they attacked," he said.
The coronavirus originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year and has since spread to various cities around the world.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the coronavirus outbreak as a global health crisis.
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