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June 3, 2020

Coronavirus Testing Increases in West Virginia Jails and Prisons

West Virginia Metro News – West Virginia is under way with the coronavirus testing of inmates and staff across the corrections system. Read article.

Gov. Jim Justice promised comprehensive testing in the corrections system last week after an outbreak was identified at the Huttonsville Correctional Center in Randolph County.

One hundred nineteen cases have been confirmed out of 1,093 inmates at Huttonsville through today. That included 21 cases listed as recoveries.

Seven of the eight employees there are considered recovered, Justice said today.

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