More than 100 inmates at West TN state prison have COVID-19

More than 100 inmates at West TN state prison have COVID-19
(Source: Gray News, file)

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) - There are 150 inmates at the West Tennessee State Penitentiary that tested positive for COVID-19 as of Thursday.

There are a total of 1,390 inmates at the prison. There are currently four inmates awaiting their test results.

A total of 106 inmates have recovered from coronavirus, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections website.

No deaths have been reported.

TDOC also reports 188 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 across the state. They also report 27 virus-related inmate deaths across Tennessee.

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