Tag: Covid In Prisons

Covid cases in Odisha Jails
Over 800 Prisoners Tested Covid Positive In Odisha In May, Majority Jails Free From Virus

As the second wave of SARS-CoV-2 infections sweeps Odisha, as many as 816 prisoners have been tested positive for Covid-19 in the State during the month of May 2021, a statement released by the State Prison Headquarters has revealed.

  • Thursday, 27 May 2021
Covid Positive Prisoner From Jharpada Jail Dies
Covid Hits Prisons In Odisha, Govt Formulates Measures To Tackle Cases

The second wave of Covid pandemic has now started to make its presence feel in jails across Odisha. In the span of some weeks, prisons in the State have fallen victim to the resurgence in the virus cases putting the government on toes.

  • Friday, 21 May 2021