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Justice Focusing on Prison COVID Numbers

May 29th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Governor Jim Justice, in his daily COVID-19 briefing on Thursday says the state will continue to focus on state prison facilities.  Earlier in the week Justice announced that 105 inmates at the Huttonsville Correctional Center have now tested positive for coronavirus. The governor has now ordered that the nearly 14,000 inmates, staff and contractors in the state prison system be tested. Despite the outbreak at the Huttonsville facility- Justice says that comparatively speaking-  the state’s correctional facility numbers have been good…

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