Wednesday , May 27 2020

58 prisoners in Lahore camp jail tested positive for coronavirus

prisoners in Lahore camp jail

58 prisoners affected with coronavirus in Lahore camp jail.

According to the spokesperson of the government Punjab Musrat Cheema, all 2700 prisoners are being shifted to other prisons in the province and the camp is being converted into a 100-bed quarantine centre.

Masrat Cheema says staff from the Services Hospital, Lahore will perform duties at a 100-bed quarantine centre.

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Spokesperson Punjab Govt said that with the transfer of the prisoners t, special instructions have been issued to the dispensaries and health department staff regarding the health of the prisoners.

According to the Punjab Health Department, so far 10 deaths have been reported in Lahore from Coronavirus.

According to a report submitted by the federal government to the Supreme Court, there are 48,794 prisoners in jails across Punjab.

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