Waupun Correctional Sees Rise In Coronavirus Cases

(Waupun) A Waupun prison has seen a rise in coronavirus cases, according to the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Over the last week, Waupun Correctional saw an increase of 336 positive cases among inmates and that number now stands at 625. There are currently 388 active cases while 237 have recovered. The facility has had 68 staff members with COVID-19. Over 1,300 specimens were collected by the Wisconsin National Guard during site-based testing at Waupun Correctional last week. At nearby Dodge Correctional, there have been 259 confirmed cases among inmates with 21 active cases while 237 have recovered. Sixty-three employees have tested positive. Fox Lake Correctional has three active cases with three recoveries among inmates while John C. Burke has one active case and one recovery.