Offender at Branchville Correctional Facility tests positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus Watch Indiana

PERRY COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) — An offender at Branchville Correctional Facility has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Indiana Department of Correction.

IDOC says statewide, 23 offenders in six correctional facilities and 33 staff members have tested positive. IDOC does not release the specific staff duty location.

As of Friday, the Plainfield Correctional Facility had the most offenders test positive with nine.

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(This story was originally published on April 10, 2020)

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