Covid-19: 120 inmates of Jhansi jail test positive in UP

Jhansi: As many as 120 inmates of the district jail here tested positive for the novel coronavirus, following which Jail DIG Ved Prakash Tripathi inspected the jail in this Uttar Pradesh district on Thursday.
District Magistrate Andra Vamsi said that 1101 inmates are currently being tested. In the testing that was done on 350 of the inmates, 127 have tested positive while seven have recovered completely. Others are also being tested.
All the inmates who have tested positive are asymptomatic. A barrack inside the jail has been made an isolation ward to keep these inmates in isolation. A team of doctors has been posted there which will be present 24 hours. All medical facilities of L-1 are available here with sufficient numbers of oximeters.