JESUP, Ga. (WTOC) -The Federal Bureau of Prisons website confirms that 37 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Correction Institute in Jesup. Seven staff members have tested positive.
This is an increase from numbers that the Federal Bureau of Prisons posted on Sunday, July 8th. 32 inmates and six staff members had tested positive at that time.
The Institute is a medium-security federal correctional facility with a low-security satellite prison and a minimum security satellite camp nearby. The facility houses a total of 1,372 inmates, 865 at the FCI.