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Local Prisons Experience Low COVID Rates

December 12th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

COVID-19 seems under control in the local Federal correctional facilities. FCI Cumberland, at Mexico Farms, is reporting four staff cases and zero inmate cases in the latest report. In Hazelton, between the two prisons there are two staff cases and two inmate cases. Across the country, 70 federal prisons are making intense modifications.

State prisons in our area are part of a report from the Maryland Department of Safety and Correctional Services. In the latest report, Western Correctional Institution reports 15 staff and 6 inmates with COVID-19. North Branch Correctional Institution is reporting 10 staff cases, and zero imates testing positive for the disease.