Persons who failed to comply with the Covid-19 guidelines being sent to the temporary jail, in Ujjain on Thursday
Persons who failed to comply with the Covid-19 guidelines being sent to the temporary jail, in Ujjain on Thursday
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Ujjain: With 26 more testing positive, the number of Corona patients reached 4,322 mark in the district on Wednesday. New patients include 1 teacher, medical representative, bank/ financial institution/ insurance employee, farmer, student, priest, businessman, government servant, health care worker and Central Bhairavgarh Jail inmate each. However, the toll remained on 99.

As per the medical bulletin issued at 11 pm, out of 877 sample reports received on the day, 26 persons including 20 from Ujjain city and 3 each from Nagda and Barnagar were tested Corona positive. All the patients including 9 women are symptomatic and most of them have been admitted in different hospitals or being home quarantined.

Overall 301 patients, 119 of them symptomatic, have been getting treatment. Samples of 1, 37,742 persons have been taken across the district so far and no report is awaited. With 26 more discharged on the day, the total number of corona winners has gone up to 3,922.

433 sent to jail, Rs 19,350 collected from 167 violators

After a gap of over one week, the district administration on Thursday launched action against those who are not complying with the Covid-19 guidelines like wearing face masks and observing social distancing. Over 433 were sent to temporary jail and 167 persons had to pay a spot fine of Rs 19,350 under all police station areas of the city. Additional collector Jitendra Singh Chouhan said that the campaign will continue.

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