215 TDCJ employees have tested positive for COVID-19 and 468 offenders

As covid19 continues to sweep across the world, inmates and correctional officers are being hit hard with Texas Department of criminal justice reporting that there are 215 TDCJ employees, staff or contractors who have tested positive for COVID-19 with WYNNE unit having 20 cases while ESTELLE had 11. By Monday 20th April the Agency had 468 offenders who had tested positive.

Six local units are on a precautionary lockdown, including Byrd, Ellis, Estelle, Goree, Huntsville and Wynne among others.

According to TDCJ tracking statistics, 534 offenders are in medical isolation with additional 15,218 offenders on medical restriction who may have had contact with either an employee or offender with a positive or pending COVID-19 test.


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Andrew Njoroge Njeri (Captain)

Andrew Njoroge Njeri popularly known as (Captain)started off the media industry in Eldoret town working for Sayare Radio as a vernacular producer and on air announcer.

He moved to Kenya Broadcasting Corporation's Coro FM as an on air presenter in 2003 where he worked till 2011 when he relocated to USA.

While in Coro FM Captain Njoroge Njeri ( CNN ) conducted various live interviews with Politicians like Hon Moody Awori the then VP, Hon Uhuru Uhuru Kenyatta then the Minister of Finance and DPM, Hon Ruto then the Minister of Agriculture, Hon Martha Karua then the Minister for Constitutional affairs among many other prominent persons.

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