Date – 05.06.21
Place – Gunupur, Rayagada
Reported by – Pritish Krishna Chandra Sahu
The Gunupur Sub -divisional hospital’s Superintendent Dr. Ramesh chandra Sahu informed that seventy inmates as well as five employees of Gunupur sub – jail identified as Covid positive. Sources said that one severely affected person was admitted to Rayagada covid hospital for better treatment. Thereafter, covid test was conducted between one hundred nineteen inmates inside the sub -jail. Dr. Sahu said that the seventy inmates who were identified as positive, were not having any symptoms. He also said that necessary medicines have been given to them. In another side, the administrative is under pressure, when five employees were identified as positive. Regarding this medical report, when it was asked to the jail superintendent, Kamakhya Pati, he stated that the incident to be true.