Waterbury, VT – The Vermont Department of Corrections detected three new incarcerated cases of COVID-19 during intake quarantine at three different facilities: Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility (CRCF) in South Burlington, Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility (MVRCF) in Rutland, and Northwest State Correctional Facility (NWSCF) in St. Albans.
As of Saturday morning, eight incarcerated individuals are considered positive across four Vermont facilities, all of which were identified in intake quarantine.
Statewide, 56 positive staff cases currently exist across six correctional facilities, six field offices, and Central Office.
Families and friends of incarcerated individuals are encouraged to reach out to the Vermont DOC Office of Constituency Services with questions: https://doc.vermont.gov/information-inmate-families-and-friends. Click here for the direct link to the online Friends and Family portal.
Updates and data on the COVID-19 response in Vermont’s correctional facilities can be found at https://doc.vermont.gov/covid-19-information-page. Prior press updates can be found at https://doc.vermont.gov/content/press-releases.
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