7 staff members, 9 inmates at MDC test positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Metropolitan Detention Center is seeing another COVID-19 outbreak with seven staff members and nine inmates testing positive in the last 11 days. Currently, 339 inmates are being quarantined in house. The county says they’ve had nearly 900 total COVID cases among its inmate population since the pandemic began.

For more information on MDC and COVID-19, visit bernco.gov/metropolitan-detention-center/mdc-covid-19-faqs.

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