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Blair County Prison Reports COVID-19 Case

 
Series: Coronavirus | Story 113

Last updated 12/2/2020 at 3:37pm



On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, the Blair County Prison Board was made aware of the first inmate at the Blair County Prison testing positive for COVID-19.

As of noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, there are currently 14 COVID-19-positive inmates.

The recreation area (gym) inside the prison has been equipped to house the COVID-19-positive male inmates. Another smaller dorm area is being cleared as a back up housing unit for separation of healthy and symptomatic inmates.

Preventative measures to stop or mitigate the spread of COVID-19 include minimizing the movement inside the building, additional c...



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