Gangster-turned politician Mukhtar Ansari tests positive for coronavirus

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari was brought back to the state from a prison in Punjab, in Lucknow on Friday.  (ANI)

Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari examined positive for coronavirus and has been stored in isolation within the district jail right here, officers stated on Tuesday.

Mukhtar Ansari was discovered COVID positive in a speedy antigen take a look at on Saturday, which was confirmed in an RT-PCR take a look at on Sunday, Chief Medical Officer N D Sharma stated.

He has been stored in isolation at Barrack No. 16 within the jail.

A crew of medical doctors is monitoring his well being, Banda Government Medical College Principal Mukesh Kumar Yadav stated, including that regardless of testing positive for the an infection, Ansari didn’t present signs.

Jail Superintendent Pramod Tripathi stated his situation is regular.

Mukhtar Ansari is a BSP MLA and was introduced right here from a Punjab jail on April 7 after an SC order.

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