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COVID-19 "ALMOST NON-EXISTENT" AT THE BRISTOL COUNTY HOUSE OF CORRECTIONS

According to the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office, COVID-19 cases are “almost non-existent” through the correctional facilities.

 

Since June 19th, only one staff member, and one inmate have tested positive for the virus. The inmate is currently in isolation while the corrections officer has recovered and returned to duty. 

 

During the pandemic, 47 inmates have tested positive in Bristol County with each recovering successfully from the virus. 

 

There have been 43 staff members who tested positive with the virus while 42 have recovered. 

 

All employees, detainees and inmates are wearing masks,with disinfections taking place daily in all areas of the Bristol County House of Corrections and connected facilities. 

 

Staff members and new inmates continue to be screened.

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