COVID-19: Maharashtra Women Prisons Hit Hard, Safety of Children a Prime Concern – the Wire

Contrary to the claims made by the Maharashtra home and prisons department that utmost care has been taken to save prisons from COVID-19 outbreak, cases of infection have been on the rise in state prisons. Days after 103 persons – 77 prisoners and 26 prison staff – tested positive for coronavirus infection at Arthur Road central prison in Mumbai, two more persons – one prisoner and one doctor – have been reported to be infected in Byculla Women’s Prisons. Read more

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