5 prison employees test positive for coronavirus


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    Five employees at the Corradino Correctional Facility, CCF, have been found positive for coronavirus. A spokesperson for the Home Affairs Ministry told Newsbook.com.mt that until today 600 swab tests were carried out amongst the CCF employees and inmates too.

    This newsroom was told that prison wardens and inmates have been instructed to wear a visor or a mask at all times and that visits can only be possible behind Perspex.

    According to the Ministry’s spokesperson inmates are being encouraged to contact their relatives through skype.

    CCF officials are currently working on shift basis following a decision taken by the management after health authorities were consulted.

    A case was also reported earlier this month
    Prison warden tests positive for COVID-19