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Mumbai: 39 inmates of Byculla Women's Jail test positive for COVID-19

ANI | Updated: Sep 26, 2021 10:47 IST


Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 26 (ANI): In a test conducted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on 120 people (prisoners and staff) of Byculla Women's Jail, 39 inmates were reported COVID-19 positive.

Over a period of 10 days, 39 inmates were found affected with COVID-19 which includes six children.
According to a BMC official, affected people have been shifted from jail to an isolation camp of a BMC school and their condition is stable.
"A female prisoner, who is pregnant, has been admitted to a nearby municipal hospital. Her condition is also stable but as a precautionary measure, she has been kept under the supervision of doctors," the official stated. (ANI)

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