20 female inmates test COVID-19 positive at Patiala Jail

The inmates who tested positive have been isolated in jail premises

20 female inmates test COVID-19 positive at Patiala Jail

Tribune News Service
Patiala, September 4

About 20 woman jail inmates tested COVID-19 positive at Patiala Central Jail on Friday.

Out of the 20 infections, Amritpal Kaur, who was arrested by Mohali Police under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and the Arms Act, had tested positive for the deadly disease.

Apart from them, two jail staff members have also tested positive for coronavirus.

Health Department has informed, that random samples were collected from the female ward. The inmates who tested positive have been isolated in jail premises.

Besides them, a male jail inmate has also tested positive.

Health Department also said that barrack wise sampling was underway to detect and isolate positive cases.

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