Almost 200 prisoners and 9 warders have tested positive for the COVID-19 in Karachi Central Jail.
Nusrat Mangan Inspector General of Police (prisons) has confirmed that over 200 prisoner and 9 jail officials, including DSP Jan Muhammad, were diagnosed with coronavirus at the Karachi jail.
He further added that the coronavirus positive prisoners have been quarantine and kept in isolation facility.
The police officer said that there were over 3,500 prisoners at the Karachi Central Jail and added that half of them have been screened for the coronavirus.
IGP Mangan said that all the prisoners and the jail staff will be tested for the coronavirus.
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