VARANASI: As many 160 offenders, including a female inmate, tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.
Based on prison superintendent Prashant Kumar Maury, the health division group had gathered samples of 594 offenders ) Of these, 160 were found infected with coronavirus.
He explained that the contaminated offenders are accommodated in another barrack from the prison. They’re being given food and medication according to the directions of the health area.
No prison staff was discovered infected in medical evaluation. He explained that the girl inmate was admitted to the L-1 hospital in Basantpur.