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Covid-19: Open prison Hollesley Bay has ‘quarter of inmates’ infected – BBC News

The prison officers union says some 25 staff are also off work due to the virus.



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image captionJackie Marshall of the Prison Officers Association said coronavirus outbreaks were “proving to be very difficult for some establishments”
A quarter of inmates at an open prison have developed Covid-19, the Prison Officers Association (POA) said.
More than 100 inmates and 25 staff at HMP Hollesley Bay in Suffolk are ill or off work, it said.
Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said it had put in place “precautionary measures” at the jail.
“Our priority is to limit the spread of the virus…

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