Lucknow: Due to the spike in Covid-19 cases, around 280 jail inmates will be released on bail or parole in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, according to a report of Senior Jail Superintendent, District Jail on Wednesday.
Speaking to the Media Senior Jail Superintendent District Jail, Meerut, BD Pandey said, “Around 280 jail inmates to be released on bail or parole, in view of Covid. Regular sanitization conducted in jail premises. The jail inmates are served immunity boosting “Kadha”. Inmates above 45 and 60 years of age have been vaccinated.”
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Moreover, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday reported 31,165 new Covid-19 cases which pushed its active cases tally to 2,62,474 according to source.
Notably, Uttar Pradesh is one of the State’s worst hit by Covoid-19 in the Country.