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Union says that there are at least 90 positive cases of COVID-19 at Maplehurst Correctional Complex in Milton

A COVID-19 outbreak at Maplehurst Correctional Complex in Milton has resulted in at least 90 positive cases and the union that represents workers at the jail is now calling for a pause on the admission of new inmates.

OPSEU/SEFPO Local 234 President Peter Figliola, whose union represents correctional workers at the jail, tells CP24 that the Ministry of the Solicitor-General has said that there have been at least 20 positive cases among staff and at least 70 positive cases among inmates so far. He says that as recently as Tuesday, when an outbreak was first declared, there was only 20 combined cases.

Read the full article on the CP24 website.