Draper, Utah-Draper’s Utah prison is currently locked in code red due to a possible COVID-19 outbreak in this facility.
The lock will remain effective for the next 24 hours.
Prison officials said that two inmates living in the same part of the facility claimed to have symptoms of coronavirus on Thursday night, despite their negative test results. On Friday, another prisoner in Oquirrh 5 reported symptoms and tested positive.
Late Friday, a prisoner living in another part of the prison in a Cape facility also tested positive.
“We are deeply concerned about this latest outbreak.”
The prison said it is cooperating with the Utah Department of Health and the Utah Department of Public Safety, and their staff is to isolate and isolate people who may have contact with the prisoner.
Officials said that no other person in prison is currently showing symptoms of the virus anywhere in the prison.
At the beginning of this month, Utah Department of Corrections announces that 196 prisoners have tested positive In the case of COVID-19 in the prison, the population of Block A of the facility is close to 60%.