59 inmates of Kerala Poojappura Central Jail test positive for COVID-19

59 inmates of the Poojappura Central Jail have been diagnosed with coronavirus. After conducting Antigen tests on 99 inmates, 59 of them were found to have infected with the disease.

An under trial prisoner was tested positive for coronavirus the previous day, following which the authorities decided to conduct Antigen tests on more inmates. The source of infection to the 71-year old is yet to be ascertained.