Silchar, May 08: In a major development, at least 34 inmates of Karimganj jail were detected to be COVID-19 positive cases.
Deputy Commissioner Anbamuthan MP informed on Saturday that all the COVID-19 afflicted patients have been shifted in isolation to a seperate building within the jail premises and their health condition is being constantly monitored by doctors. Further, asked about the overall COVID-19 situation in the district, the Deputy Commissioner said that there is sufficient availability of oxygen cylinders at the moment in the district. The railway coaches at Badarpur station are also kept ready.
It may be mentioned that the Deputy Commissioner visited the railway coaches and took stock of the resources.