Ujjain: Ujjain division’s Central Jail at Bhairavgarh seems to be fast emerging as a new hotspot with five fresh cases of Corona patients reported from there on Sunday. In all 18 persons tested positive on the day taking the number of corona patients in the district to 1133, though the toll remained on 72.
As per the medical bulletin issued at 9.10 pm, out of 895 sample reports received 18 persons. Among the new patients 15 belonged to Ujjain city, while 3 belong to Barnagar, Mahidpur and Ghattia sub-divisions.
With 5 news patients the total number of the Central Jail Bhairavgarh inmates infected with the Corona virus has reached 7. Overall 217 patients, 78 of them symptomatic, are now getting treatment. Samples of 41, 876 persons have been taken across the district so far and no report is awaited. With 3 more patients discharged on Sunday, the total number of discharged patients went up to 844.
Those who were tested positive on the day include 48-year-old man from Mahananda Nagar, 42-year-old woman from Maksi Road Industrial Area, 3-year-old boy from Kalapatthar and 36-year-old woman from the same locality, 35-year-old man from Central Bhairavgarh Jail, 55-year-old man, 64-year-old man, 75-year-old man 35-year-old man from the jail itself, 62-year-old woman from Rajiv Ratna Colony and 72-year-old man from the same locality, 25-year-old woman from Desai Nagar, 32-year-old woman from Fazalpura, 23-year-old man from Tirupati Saffron, 65-year-old man from Ganesh Nagar, Nagjhiri (all Ujjain) and 47-year-old man from Ghattia, 52-year-old man from Tejaji Chowk, Barnagar and 27-year-old man from Mahidpur.