Published On: Sun, Sep 6th, 2020

54 jail inmates test positive for COVID-19 in UP’s Banda

Banda, Sep 6 (PTI) Fifty-four inmates of the district jail here have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on Sunday.

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Banda’s Chief Medical Officer Dr ND Sharma said so far, 500 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the jail.

“In Banda district jail, 54 inmates were found COVID-19 positive. This was confirmed in the test report on Saturday,” he said.

On Saturday, 41 new COVID-19 cases were reported from the district.

There are 436 active COVID-19 cases in Banda, and so far, 10 people have succumbed to the disease in the district, the officials added.

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