Covid-19: TDCJ is conducting some targeted testing of asymptomatic offenders

Corona Virus continue to spread worldwide yet with some vocal calls to reopen businesses. The White House has according to a Washington Post sought a revision of a CDC document that offered detailed advice to local leaders on how to reopen public places terming the document overly specific.

Walker County that is home to some of the most populated Correctional facilities has reported 332 positive cases with 15 fatalities which include 14 offenders and 1 resident.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has reported that there are 504 TDCJ employees, staff or contractors who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1336
offenders who have tested positive. 5 employees and 23 offenders are believed to have died as a result of COVID-19. There are now 72 employees and 371 offenders who have medically recovered.
There are an additional 16 deaths that are under investigation and pending preliminary autopsy results. 3 other deaths that had been under investigation have been determined to be non-COVID-19 related after the return of preliminary autopsy reports.

Walker County notes the following units and the number of employees who have tested positive with COVID-19 Bird-2, Ellis-11, Estelle-14, Goree-3, Holiday-2 and Wynne unit has 62 total cases. 

United State has recorded 1,193,813 total cases and 70,802 Total fatalities.  Total Positive Cases worldwide are 3,724,688 with 1,226,790 total recoveries while 261,517 people  succumbed to the pandemic.

Walker county will carry out a Mobile test on 5/10/20: 9am-6pm at the Fair Grounds. Registration begins 48 hours prior to the test date.
www.txcovidtest.org or call 512-883-2400. Anyone can get a test done, you do not have to be
symptomatic.

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