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New Delhi March 7The Delhi Prisons Department said that around 85 per cent jail staff and over 58 per cent security personnel deployed in three jails under it have received COVID-19 vaccine shots. A senior jail official said there are around 2000 jail staff out of which 1700 staff have been vaccinated. Out of around 1700 security personnel deployed with Delhi Prisons and who have registered on Co-WIN portal 1000 personnel have got the coronavirus vaccine shots he said. Earlier the Delhi Prisons Department had asked its staff members including security personnel to enrol themselves for receiving the coronavirus vaccine shots. A total of 293 prisons staff have contracted the infection till Sunday and all of them have recovered officials said.