76 active cases of COVID-19, 41 recoveries reported by Corrections

0
1316

Wyo4News Staff, [email protected]

CHEYENNE, WYOMING (August 18, 2020) — As of Tuesday, August 18, the number of active COVID-19 cases reported by the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) is 76, and recoveries are 41. The number go as follows:

(According to the WDOC, a recovered case is someone that has been cleared by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) to return to the general inmate population or to work)

[bsa_pro_ad_space id=22]

 

Wyoming State Penitentiary (WSP) in Rawlins:

  • Inmate Population: 67 active cases and 22 recoveries
  • Staff Population: seven active cases and 13 recoveries

 

Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution (WMCI) in Torrington: 

  • Inmate Population: one active case and two recoveries
  • Staff Population: zero active cases and three recoveries

 

Wyoming Honor Farm (WHF) in Riverton: 

  • Inmate Population: zero positive cases over time
  • Staff Population: zero positive cases over time

[bsa_pro_ad_space id=74]

 

Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp (WHCC) in Newcastle: 

  • Inmate Population: zero positive cases over time
  • Staff Population: one active case

 

Wyoming Women’s Center (WWC) in Lusk: 

  • Inmate Population: zero positive cases over time
  • Staff Population: zero active cases and one recovery

 

A first round of mandatory testing took place this week at the WWC. All prison staff and WDOC inmates have now been tested at least once, and re-tests are being conducted on an as-needed basis. The WDOC will continue to provide regular updates as new information becomes available.

[bsa_pro_ad_space id=62]