Banda, April 27
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 fast antigen take a look at on Saturday, which was confirmed in an RT-PCR take a look at on Sunday, Chief Medical Officer ND Sharma stated.
He has been stored in isolation at Barrack No 16 within the jail.
A group 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. PTI