North Eastern Region Inmates Test Positive To Covid-19

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Information coming in indicates that three inmates in the Nalerigu prison cells in the North East Region have tested positive to Covid-19.

According to the Deputy North East Regional Police Commander, DCOP Moses Kofi Ali, 10 inmates were actually tested for Covid-19 and they were also to be transferred from the Nalerigu prison cells to Walewale as part of inmate transfer protocols, out of which three tested positive.

“Two of the three inmates after treatment have recovered but one is still under treatment.” He stated.

Apparently, contact tracing took place on the police officers who handled the inmates have all tested negative.



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