November 28, 2020

101 inmates of Jajpur Road Sub-Jail tested positive for COVID-19

NFTV:Odisha:Jajpur: 101 inmates of Jajpur Road Sub-Jail tested positive for COVID-19 today. During the antigen tests conducted by a medical team, the 101 inmates of the sub-jail were found to be COVID-19 positive. Earlier on Friday, 11 inmates of the sub-jail tested positive for the deadly virus. In two days, samples of 212 inmates and staff the sub-jail were tested. Out of 212 inmatesn112 have tested positive for COVID-19. Meanwhile, no staff of the sub-jail has contracted the coronavirus.
Jajpur CDMO Sudhanshu Sekhar Bal says, due to security reasons so many jail inmates could not be shifted to COVID facilities. The official of the sub-jail has been asked to keep the positive cases in isolation inside the sub-jail.