37 prisoners tested negative at Lahore’s Camp Jail

By: News Desk      Published: 02:48 PM, 15 Apr, 2020
37 prisoners tested negative at Lahore’s Camp Jail
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The authorities at Lahore’s Camp Jail heaved a sigh of relief as the coronavirus tests of 37 prisoners have come negative, reported 24NewsH TV channel on Wednesday.

These were the second test results of prisoners while the third test samples have also been sent to the laboratories.

After clearance of 37 prisoners out of 59 coronavirus suspects, only 22 inmates now are being treated, the jail authorities said. 

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As per the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department, as many as 89 prisoners have tested positive for coronavirus in Lahore, Sialkot, Gujranwala and Dera Ghazi Khan.

It is pertinent to mention that the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Camp Jail on March 21 and he has also recovered from COVID-19 and shifted back to the prison.