FORREST CITY, Ark. (WMC) - The Federal Bureau of Prisons is reporting there are now 273 inmates who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at the low-security prison in Forrest City.
So far only one staff member has contracted the virus at the low-security prison and four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at the medium-security prison.
The facility has seen an increase of 30 COVID-19 cases among inmates since the BOP reported 243 cases last week.
One additional case has been reported among staff.