Inmate at Greene County Jail tests positive for coronavirus

WNYT Staff
Updated: October 08, 2020 10:20 AM
Created: October 02, 2020 06:39 PM

Contact tracing is underway after an inmate at the Greene Correctional Facility tested positive.

The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision says the person was showing symptoms and has been isolated.

To date, 779 inmates in New York have tested positive. Seventeen inmates have died.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story said the positive test was at the Greene County Jail. We regret the error.

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