Three Inmates At Midlands Prison Test Positive For Covid

11 staff contracted the virus last week.

Three inmates in the biggest prison in the country have tested positive for Covid-19. 

The Irish Prison Service say they have been quarantined and will be monitored by healthcare staff. 

All 819 prisoners in Midlands Prison in Portlaoise are set to undergo testing. 

It emerged last week that 11 staff in the jail had contracted the virus since the end of last month.  

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