The samples of 425 prisoners were taken, out of which 43 have tested positive for Covid
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As many as 43 prisoners in district jail here tested positive for Covid-19, officials said on Wednesday.
The samples of 425 prisoners were taken, out of which 43 have tested positive for Covid, district health officer Khagendra Singh said.
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They have been kept in isolation in a separate barrack, he said.
A camp to test the prisoners for hepatitis and other infections was held inside the jail premises from July 28-29, the officials said.
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