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30 inmates of Aadharwadi jail in Kalyan test positive for coronavirus

The Kalyan-Dombivli civic limits on Monday reported 1,551 new cases of coronavirus, raising the tally to 1,07,584, while seven more deaths pushed the toll to 1,329, as per official figures.

30 inmates of Aadharwadi jail in Kalyan test positive for coronavirus
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At least 30 inmates of the Aadharwadi jail at Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district have tested positive for coronavirus, a health official said on Monday, April 19.

Currently, over 1,800 prisoners are lodged in the jail, the official from Thane Civil Hospital told reporters on Monday. All the jail inmates were recently tested and the results of 30 of them came out positive for coronavirus, he said.

According to the Jail authority, all 30 inmates were shifted to Thane civil hospital for treatment. The Thane Civil Hospital is the COVID-19 care centre for jail inmates.

At present 1,900 inmates are there in jail and 200 inmates vaccinated on the first day of vaccination today.

The Kalyan-Dombivli civic limits on Monday reported 1,551 new cases of coronavirus, raising the tally to 1,07,584, while seven more deaths pushed the toll to 1,329, as per official figures.

Meanwhile, 58,924 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, according to the state health ministry. As many as 52,412 people recovered in the said period and 351 died. The total case tally reached 38,98,262 while the death toll reached 60,824.

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