2,061 inmates, 421 jail staff test COVID-19 positive in Maharashtra prisons

As many as 2,061 inmates and 421 jail staff have been tested positive for COVID-19 in Maharashtra prisons so far, according to the state Prison Department on Wednesday.
Six inmates and five jail staff have succumbed to the disease till Wednesday. The highest number of positive cases has been reported at Pune’s Yerawada Central Prison, where 261 inmates and 43 staff tested positive for the disease.
Meanwhile, 1,767 inmates and 372 jail staff recovered from the infection and have been discharged as well.

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