Corrections: Another COVID-19 Outbreak In Wisconsin Prison — This Time At Oshkosh Correctional

Prison Has More Than 300 Active Cases Among Inmates

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The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is reporting another coronavirus outbreak in a state prison.

Officials say Oshkosh Correctional Institution has more than 300 active cases among inmates.

Oshkosh Correctional has a large number of elderly inmates and is the state’s most populous prison with nearly 2,000 prisoners.

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The surge in cases comes as Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution reported 437 active cases of COVID-19 among inmates — the largest outbreak at a Wisconsin prison yet.

As of Monday, more than 900 inmates and 150 staff had active cases of COVID-19 across all of the state’s adult institutions.

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