Ten Inmates Contract Covid-19 At Midlands Prison

It follows the confirmation of three cases among prisoners last week.

A second round of mass testing for covid-19 will be carried out in the Midlands Prison in the coming days.

Ten inmates tested positive following the first round of mass testing at the country's largest prison in Portlaoise.

That comes after three prisoners contracted the virus last week, and at least 11 staff in recent weeks.

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