29 inmates, 3 employees tested positive for COVID-19 at Southeast Correctional Center

20 inmates, 3 employees tested positive for COVID-19 at Southeast Correctional Center

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - The Mississippi County Health Department announced that 29 inmates and three employees have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Southeast Correctional Center.

Two “unknown” persons have also contracted the virus. It is unknown if they are inmates or employees at this time.

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Posted by Mississippi County Health Department on Thursday, April 23, 2020

The Department of Health and Senior Services, in partnership with Department of Corrections, tested 68 inmates and more than 32 employees for COVID-19 at the Southeast Correctional Center.

Three Southeast Correctional Center employees tested positive for the virus in the past.

The first employee to test positive was reported to the health department on April 13.

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Posted by Mississippi County Health Department on Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The Mississippi County Health Department will report information on positives from the Southeast Correctional Center, because inmates are considered residents of Mississippi County.

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