According to a senior jail official, 28 officials of Tihar Jail number 7 have been suspended while the services of two contractual employees are being terminated.
All the inmates sustained minor injuries, which were self-inflicted, the jail officials said, adding that one of them was sent to the hospital, but he is back in the jail after treatment.
The prisons department launched a Covid vaccination drive for the inmates in the 45-plus age category on March 18, while the inoculation of the inmates in the 18-44 age group began on May 18.
A senior official said that the vaccination process for inmates over 45 years is already going on in the jail premises.
Shahabuddin died at DDU Hospital where he was admitted for treatment after tesing psoitive for COVID-19.