Dodge County Prison Records Increase In Coronavirus Cases Among Staff

(Waupun) A Dodge County prison has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases among its staff members, according to the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Over the last two weeks, Dodge Correctional went from 23 confirmed cases to 42. The facility has had 177 inmates test positive with 36 active cases; 141 have recovered. The Wisconsin National Guard was on site Monday conducting site based testing and will be at Fox Lake Correctional Thursday. The Fox Lake prison has had no coronavirus cases among the 1,500 inmates tested while 10 employees have had the virus. At Waupun Correctional, all of the 228 inmates reported to have COVID-19 have recovered; over 200 of those cases were reported in early June. The facility has had 30 staff members test positive. John C. Burke Correctional has no cases among inmates but two staff members have had the coronavirus.