After the Assistant Superintendent of the Delhi jail examined constructive for the virus, a minimum of 10 workers members who lived close to the officer have been placed on self-quarantine for 14 days.
- Last Updated: May 20, 2020, 11:11 AM IST
A senior official on the Rohini Jail examined constructive for coronavirus, officers stated on Wednesday, May 20, per week after 16 folks from the jail premise have been reported Covid-19 constructive.
After the Assistant Superintendent of the Delhi jail examined constructive for the virus, a minimum of 10 workers members who lived close to the officer have been placed on self-quarantine for 14 days as a precautionary measure.
The official examined constructive 4 days after Rohini jail authorities reported samples of 15 inmates and a workers member had examined constructive. They have been examined after coming in touch with an inmate who had examined constructive for the virus final week.
According to jail officers, medical screening of all of the inmates has been carried out and can proceed in view of asymptomatic circumstances.
Disinfection/sanitisation drives inside the power have additionally been accomplished. All crucial motion as per medical protocol is being taken, officers stated.
The first coronavirus affected person within the jail facility was reported after an inmate was admitted to the DDU Hospital for intestinal associated well being points for which he was operated on May 10. He was examined for Covid-19 and his report launched on May 13.
After his report, the jail authorities collected samples of 19 inmates who have been sharing the barrack with the contaminated affected person. Additionally, 5 jail workers members have been additionally examined. A complete of 15 inmates and a jail workers have been later reported Covid-19 constructive.
The complete quantity of constructive circumstances on the Rohini Jail stands 17 which incorporates 15 inmates and two jail officers.