UP: 34 undertrial prisoners test COVID-19 positive in Mahoba jail

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Mahoba (UP), Nov 14 (PTI) As many as 34 undertrial prisoners lodged in the Mahoba jail here have tested positive for COVID-19, an official said on Saturday.

Mahoba's Chief Medical Officer Dr Manoj Kumar Sinha said two barracks of the jail have been transformed into Level-2 COVID hospital.

'In the report obtained on Friday evening, 34 undertrial prisoners lodged in Mahoba jail have tested positive for COVID-19,' he said.

So far, nine COVID-19 patients have died in the district, the CMO said, adding that 1,094 patients have recovered from the disease and 135 patients are undergoing treatment. PTI CORR NAV TDS TDS