More virus cases at state prison

Published: 12/17/2020 9:51:31 AM

The state prison in Concord has seen an increase of nearly 90 positive COVID-19 cases in a week, the commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Corrections said.

The prison had 113 cases as of Tuesday, Commissioner Helen Hanks told WMUR-TV. No one has died of the virus.

Inmates are moved to designated areas if they test positive or have been exposed. The visitation room is closed and video visitation is not yet available in quarantine or isolation.

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