7 prisoners and 7 staff members recently tested positive for COVID-19, indicates SCC in an email.
We are closely monitoring the situation and taking steps to minimize the spread of the virus in the facility., can we also read.
The facility has conducted contact tracing and screening tests are offered to all inmates and facility staff. For this SCCuses rapid tests.
In addition, COVID-19 vaccines were offered to prisoners and prison staff.
Donnacona is a maximum security facility located in Quebec. It accommodates 451 prisoners.
Outbreaks also occurred in provincial prisons: in particular, in the Bordeaux prison, as well as in the prisons of Saint-Jerome and Perce.