DHANBAD: 11 inmates of Dhanbad Divisional Prison, together with former Jharkhand MLA Sanjeev Singh, have examined certain for COVID-19, an professional mentioned on Tuesday.
The previous BJP MLA from Jharia constituency is lodged in jail since April 2017 in reference to the homicide of his cousin and previous deputy mayor of Dhanbad, Neeraj Singh.
RT-PCR assessments of 555 prisoners had been performed on Monday and the result of 11 inmates returned certain, Dhanbad Prison Health facility’s Clinical Officer Dr Alok Vishwakarma mentioned.
“The inflamed inmates had been shifted to an isolation ward at the prison premises,” he mentioned, including that Singh was once already in a separate cellular.
The samples of 154 prisoners, prison staffers and safety group of workers had been accumulated for checking out on Tuesday, Dr Vishwakarma mentioned.
RT-PCR assessments of prison inmates are being performed as in keeping with directions of Dhanbad Deputy Commissioner Sandip Kumar.