Crime Federal Bureau of Prisons declares 14-day lockdown; one worker in Alabama tests positive for coronavirus

00:45  03 april  2020
00:45  03 april  2020 Source:   al.com

Bergen County Jail goes on lockdown after detainee tests positive for coronavirus

  Bergen County Jail goes on lockdown after detainee tests positive for coronavirus A federal immigration detainee at the Bergen County Jail has tested positive, prompting a full lockdown of the Hackensack facility, the sheriff's office said.The test, a presumptive positive returned Monday night, has not been confirmed by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Derek Sands, spokesman for Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton. But it has prompted officials to quarantine the detainee and place the jail in a full lockdown.

The lockdown will begin Thursday and could be extended, the Bureau of Prisons said in a by the federal prison system reported 29 inmates and 30 staff have tested positive for the coronavirus . to release federal prisoners early if Barr declares that an emergency is interfering with prison “Keeping people in their cells for 14 days straight is NOT the same thing those of us elsewhere are

On Tuesday the United States Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) announced a 14 - day national lockdown in an effort to slow the spread of Hundreds more prisoners and prison workers have tested positive for the virus across the country. The chaos engulfing the penal system, the lack of

The Federal Bureau of Prisons has instituted a 14-day lockdown for all its institutions, including ones in Alabama, to stem the spread of COVID-19.

The bureau also stated that one worker at the penitentiary in Talladega has tested positive for coronavirus, according to the bureau’s website, which lists 57 inmates nationwide who have tested positive, and 37 staff members.

According to the bureau, inmates in every institution during this two-week period will be “secured in their assigned cells/quarters to decrease the spread of the virus.” The bureau said this move is based on “health concerns, not disruptive inmate behavior.”

Federal Prisons Heighten Restrictions to Stem Spread of Coronavirus

  Federal Prisons Heighten Restrictions to Stem Spread of Coronavirus The federal Bureau of Prisons is still transferring inmates between its facilities, sometimes in large groups on bus or plane, despite concerns that such travel could heighten the risk of an outbreak. Earlier this week, prisoners were still being moved, sometimes by bus or plane, across the country. News to stay informed. Advice to stay safe.Click here for complete coronavirus coverage from Microsoft News The bureau said it would still have to shuttle some prisoners around for court cases and other legal proceedings, health reasons and to manage bedspace and overcrowding, but that it was working with the U.S.

The federal Bureau of Prisons is locking all its 146,000 inmates in their cells for the next two weeks in an unparalleled effort to slow the spread of the The compound, known as FCC Oakdale, has emerged as ground zero in the federal prison system’s struggle to contain coronavirus behind bars.

Federal prisons across the country are moving into lockdown mode to help slow the spread of next 14 days locked in their cells to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus , the Bureau of complex, for instance, has reported that at least 167 inmates and 137 staff members have tested positive for

Alabama has three federal prisons, Talladega, the Federal Prison Camp in Montgomery and the Aliceville penitentiary, which houses female prisoners.

In an announcement yesterday, the bureau said it has started screening, testing, treatment, prevention, education, and infection control measures. Officials also said the institutions have an “ample supply” of cleaning, sanitation and medical supplies, including several types of respiratory and face masks.

CBS News is reporting that two federal inmates have died of coronavirus, both in Louisiana. About 10,000 inmates nationally are over the age of 60 years old, a third of which have pre-existing conditions. Last week, Attorney General William Barr announced he had ordered federal prisons to expand home confinement for older inmates with underlying conditions.


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