COVID outbreak prompts lockdown at Rutland prison

Published: Feb. 15, 2022 at 10:08 PM EST
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RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) - The Department of Corrections says there is an active COVID-19 outbreak at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility in Rutland.

Corrections says 15 inmates and one staff member tested positive for COVID since Feb. 10.

Testing Monday came back with eight new positive cases, officially confirming the outbreak.

All 15 inmates were in three general population units with 11 from one unit.

The facility is in full lockdown and contact tracing is underway.

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