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96 inmates of Jharpada special jail test Covid positive

24/05/2021 at 8:27 AM

Bhubaneswar, May 24: At least 96 inmates of Jharpada jail were found infected with Covid-19 on Sunday.

The swab samples of 117 inmates on Sunday and of 195 inmates of the special jail were tested earlier. Of them, 96 were found positive. The infected inmates have been isolated at a Covid care centre on the Special Jail premises.

The positive patients are undergoing treatment in eight isolation cells inside the jail.The medical officer of the jail is taking care of them.

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