been made for elderly inmates of Harsul Central Jail in
Maharashtra”s Aurangabad after 29 prisoners tested positive
for novel coronavirus earlier, officials said on Sunday.
A health examination drive is underway in the prison
and 546 inmates have been tested so far, he add.
“Prisoners above the age of 65 are being examined in
detail and they have also been allocated a separate area. They
are being given warm water as well as a special diet which
includes eggs and milk,” a jail official said.
He said a school has been taken over temporarily to
serve as an extension of the prison complex in case the number
of infected inmates rises in the days to come, he added. PTI
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