Office of Ranchi Municipal Corporation closed after official tests positive, 73 inmates also detected inside Hotwar Jail

Ranchi: The office of Ranchi Municipal Corporation has been closed till August 13 after an official tested positive for Coronavirus.

Town Commissioner Mukesh Kumar has issued an order in this regard and has instructed the staff to work from home. The Town Commissioner said that cleanliness work on in the city in wake of Independence Day celebrations would not be hampered by this closure

He said that personnel deployed for cleaning works would continue to work as usual. He said that in case of problem-related to cleanliness works deputy Town Commissioner Rajnish Kumar and Health Officer Dr Kiran can be contacted. He said that all the staff who have been asked to work from home will keep their phone on so that they can be called to office as and when needed.

On the other hand, another Corona blast has taken place inside the Birsa Munda Central Jail at Hotwar where 73 inmates have been found positive for Coronavirus. All the inmates have been placed into isolation inside the jail premises itself. On August 4, a total of 54 personnel including 40 inmates and 14 staff had tested positive for Coronavirus.

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