MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A report by the Tennessee Department of Corrections shows three inmates at Northeast Correctional Complex have tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the report, 1,565 inmates at NECX have been tested for COVID-19 as of Thursday.
TDOC reported that 1,538 inmates had tested negative and 12 inmates are awaiting test results.
11 inmates have recovered from COVID-19 at NECX, according to TDOC.
No COVID-19 deaths have been reported at the facility.
TDOC reports nine total inmates at its facilities have died as a result of COVID-19 and 58 have tested positive across Tennessee.
You can read TDOC’s full report from Thursday below: