6 inmates of Ludhiana Central Jail test positive

6 inmates of Ludhiana Central Jail test positive

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Chandigarh, July 5

Twenty-six inmates of Punjab's Ludhiana Central Jail tested Covid-19 positive on Sunday, officials said. They were asymptomatic.

They had been kept in a separate barrack of the jail, Chief Medical Officer Rajesh Kumar Bagga told the media.

Thirty-two inmates had been shifted from Borstal Jail---a special jail for coronavirus patients---after testing negative to the Central Jail.

Twenty-six of them tested positive in retesting, said Jail Superintendent Rajiv Arora. --- IANS

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