Missouri officials report 220 cases of COVID-19 among offenders at Chillicothe Correctional Center with 190 active

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports new cases of COVID-19 at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. There are 220 cumulative cases among offenders, which is an increase of four since Thursday, August 6th. One hundred ninety are active, and 30 have recovered. There are 23 cumulative staff cases at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. Eleven are active, […]

COVID-19 cases continue to rise among staff and offenders at Chillicothe Correctional Center

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports there are 216 COVID-19 cases among offenders at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, which is an increase of five. One hundred eighty-seven are active, and 29 have recovered. There are also 21 cases among staff, which is an increase of one. Twelve of those are active, and nine have recovered.

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Three area counties continue to see increase in COVID cases, Chillicothe Correctional Center COVID cases rise as well

The Caldwell County Health Department reports the county has a total of 34 COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of two. Twenty-eight cases are confirmed, and six are probable. Eight cases are active, and 25 have recovered. There has been one COVID-19-related death in Caldwell County. The Linn County Health Department’s bi-weekly report shows one […]

Department of Corrections now reports 44 cases of COVID-19 among offenders in Chillicothe

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports one additional case of COVID-19 among offenders at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. There are now 44 active offender cases and six active staff cases. There are no cases reported as recovered. The Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron has one active staff case and one recovered staff case for […]

Missouri Department of Corrections reports 38 cases of COVID-19 at Chillicothe Correctional Center

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports more cases of COVID-19 at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. As of the morning of Saturday, July 11th, there are six staff cases and 32 offender cases. That is an increase of one among staff and eight among offenders since early the afternoon of Friday, July 10th. The number of […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center suspends visitation due to COVID-19

The Chillicothe Correctional Center’s visitation has been suspended until further notice due to positive cases of COVID-19. Missouri Department of Corrections Communications Director Karen Pojmann confirms there are three cases among staff and four among residents. She says mass testing was conducted at the Chillicothe Correctional Center in June, and everyone tested negative at that […]

Three Missouri prisons to reopen to visitors this week with restrictions

Starting this Thursday, Algoa Correctional Center in central Missouri’s Jefferson City, South Central Correctional Center in Licking and Chillicothe Correctional Center in northwest Missouri will begin allowing visitors again. Since the spread of the coronavirus, Missouri’s state prisons have been closed to families, friends, and acquaintances of inmates. Restrictions •All visitors must call the facility […]

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Missouri Department of Corrections to begin COVID-19 testing at all institutions

In what began Tuesday, May 26, all Missouri Department of Corrections adult institutions started participation in sentinel testing. Now that the testing capacity has increased, the state is positioned for widespread testing of confined populations, which gives us the information we need to stop the virus within each location and keep it from spreading to […]