More than 460 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Forrest City prison

More than 460 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Forrest City prison
Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) begins releasing new data about COVID-19. (Source: WVIR)

FORREST CITY, Ark. (WMC) - More inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus at a prison in Forrest City, Arkansas.

According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, 461 inmates and one staff member tested positive for the coronavirus at the Forrest City low-security prison. Four staff members have tested positive at the medium-security prison.

On May 28, 441 inmates tested positive for the virus at the low-security prison. That total has increased by 20 cases.

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