In addition to 17 Jail inmates who tested Positive for COVID yesterday, another 43 Vadodara Central Jail inmates have tested Positive on Monday taking the total to 60. All of them are asymptomatic.
OSD Dr. Vinod Rao informed, We will be activating the COVID Care Center/ COVID Health Centre in Jail premises from tomorrow. This will ensure proper care without compromising on security and bandobast requirements.
Furthermore he said to have coordinated with ADG of Prisons KLN Rao, IPS to get the COVID Care Centre/ COVID Health Centre notified and operational from tomorrow.
Earlier on Monday OSD Dr. Vinod Rao visited Central Jail and discussed the measures with the authorities on how to contain the risk of transmission.
It is decided to start an 80 Bed COVID Health Centre in Jail Compound. There is an MD, MS and 4 MBBS Doctors here attached fulltime to Central Jail. SSG Hospital will handhold this facility. After the new cases this COVID Health Centre in Jail premise will be operational from tomorrow.