Saskatoon jail reacts to prisoner with COVID-19 claim – APTN News

The Saskatoon Correctional Centre enacted its infection protocol after an offender claimed to have previously come into contact with someone in Alberta or British Columbia with COVID-19.

“Alberta and British Columbia have confirmed that they have not identified the individual identified by the offender as being infected with Covid-19,” said Jennifer Graham, senior communications consultant for the justice department in Saskatchewan.

This quarantine is a precautionary measure.

“Until we have completely ruled out any potential contact between this individual and Covid-19, we are undertaking precautionary infection control measures in our provincial correctional facilities as necessary.”

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