The Department of Corrections reports 1,953 new inmates with COVID-19, while nearly 40 percent of the cases have been cured.
On May 31, 2021, the Department of Corrections by the Center for solving the problem of coronavirus infection outbreak 2019, the Department of Corrections (SABC RAT) revealed the situation of the epidemic of COVID-19 in prisons and Prison (as of May 30, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.) 1,953 newly infected inmates have recovered 1,315 cases, resulting in 16,272 still infected inmates under the care of the Corrections Department.
Situation of the spread of COVID-19 In prisons and prisons In general, it is clearer and better. From the examination of officers and inmates I confirm that there are 119 prisons and prisons that do not detect the epidemic, with almost 40% of the total number of cases of cured infections. And the trend of the number of recovered patients continues to improve. Including a screening system for new inmates to isolate the infected person that can effectively isolate the infected from other inmates. Therefore, everything is expected to improve accordingly. Which the Department of Corrections continues to monitor and prepare for continuous response In order not to increase the spread of the disease.
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