Special prayers were offered at Mahabodhi Temple for the victims of dreadful Novel Coronavirus. The monks at the temple offered special prayers for the victims of the virus and prayed for their fast recovery. A medical team is also checking every tourist visiting the temple. Novel Coronavirus has claimed over 250 deaths in China alone, and several people are affected by it. First death from Novel Coronavirus has been reported outside China. The Philippines confirmed that a man, who tested positive for the new coronavirus, died. Bodhgaya is one of the most important and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage center in the world. India also reported two confirmed cases of coronovirus both of which have come from Kerala.