Inmate COVID-19 Deaths Up To 59 As Outbreaks ContinueThe number of Florida prison inmates who have died from COVID-19 increased to 59 on Wednesday, while corrections officials said they have taken additional steps to deal with outbreaks at two facilities.
Florida Inmate COVID-19 Cases Top 5,000The number of Florida prison inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19 surpassed 5,000 on Friday, and the inmate death toll increased by one, according to data released by the state Department of Corrections.
Florida Prisons Grapple With COVID-19 Hitting WorkersThe number of Florida corrections workers known to be infected with COVID-19 has more than doubled during the past month, prompting state officials to launch emergency plans at two prisons where there are significant staffing shortages.
COVID-19 Inmate Deaths Increase To 21The number of Florida inmates who have died from COVID-19 has climbed to 21, while nearly 1,800 prisoners have tested positive for the disease, the Florida Department of Corrections reported on Tuesday.
Florida Inmate COVID-19 Cases Surpass 1,600The number of COVID-19 cases among Florida prisoners has surpassed 1,600, state corrections officials reported Friday.
Three More Inmates Die Of COVID-19Three Florida inmates died over the weekend from complications of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus, the state Department of Corrections reported on Monday.
Number Of Infected Inmates Tops 1,400The number of state inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, surpassed 1,400 on Tuesday, according to the Florida Department of Corrections.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Says Prison COVID-19 Cases A ‘Discrete’ IssueGov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday the state has not had a “huge spread” of the coronavirus in the prison system, even as corrections officials reported 120 more cases among inmates and a ninth prison with an outbreak.
COVID-19 Cases Soar In Two Florida PrisonsThe number of inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19 at two Florida prisons has skyrocketed in the last week, according to a report released by the Florida Department of Corrections on Friday.
Coronavirus Cases At Florida Prisons Continue To ClimbFlorida Department of Corrections officials on Monday said 119 inmates and 84 corrections workers have tested positive for COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus Continues To Spread At Northwest Florida PrisonFour more inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at a Northwest Florida private prison where a total of 40 people have contracted the highly contagious virus, the Florida Department of Corrections said Saturday.