Eight from Choudwar Circle Jail Test COVID-19 positive


Cuttack: As many as eight persons from Choudwar Circle Jail in Cuttack have been tested COVID-19 positive on Thursday.

According to sources, six jail inmates and two staff of the jail have tested positive for coronavirus.

Earlier, A warder of Choudwar Circle jail in Cuttack has tested positive for COVID-19. Reports said, the warder contracted the virus while discharging his duty at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre (AHRCC) where a jail inmate was undergoing treatment.

He was among the four persons, who were on duty at the hospital, to guard the prisoner. Later, their swab samples were collected and the warder tested COVID-19 positive.

Also Read: COVID-19 Norms: High-Level Team Inspects Choudwar Circle Jail

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