Risdon prison battles COVID outbreak amid fears of safety for workers and prisoners

Brinley Duggan
By Brinley Duggan
Updated January 10 2022 - 9:07pm, first published 5:00pm
Jail breakout fear after prisoners, staff test positive

Grave fears are held for the repercussions of COVID entering the "overcrowded" state's prison service with several corrections officers already COVID positive and prisoners impacted by the potential of an outbreak.

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