Virginia Jail on Lockdown After Positive Tests for COVID-19

September 10, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. — Officials in Virginia say a regional jail is on lockdown after approximately 70% of its inmates recently tested positive for the coronavirus.

Pamunkey Regional Jail superintendent James Willett said Wednesday that there have been no deaths or hospitalizations as a result of the positive tests, according a report by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Willett says it was learned Monday that 124 of the 178 prisoners tested were positive and 20 of the 129 staff members tested were positive for the virus. He says the “vast majority” of those who tested positive showed either mild symptoms or no symptoms.


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