After the unlock, tourists, especially those from the other states, have been thronging the spiritual destinations in Kodagu district.
A large number of devotees from other states are found in Bhagamandala and Talacauvery.
Several staff members of Bhagamandala temple have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last two days.
A surge in the number of tourists from Tamil Nadu is creating fear among the locals.
Moreover, Covid-19 appropriate behaviour such as wearing masks and maintaining social distancing is missing among the tourists.
In Bhagamandala, some tourists have been parking vehicles on the roadside and preparing food.