Connect with us

Local News

Goulburn jail in temporary lockdown after COVID scare




The Goulburn Correctional Centre was the scene of a COVID-19 scare on Wednesday. Photo: File.

Goulburn Correctional Centre is in temporary lockdown tonight (4 August) after a staff member was deemed to be a close contact of a COVID-19 case.

The officer had attended the centre briefly on Wednesday while transporting inmates to the centre.

The staff member was directed to go for immediate COVID-19 testing and isolate in accordance with NSW Health advice.

READ ALSO: ‘Threat hanging over us’: young Canberrans concerned about the impact of delta strain

The inmates were placed into isolation and the Corrective Services NSW COVID command post worked with the jail to ensure all appropriate precautions were taken.

About 8:00 pm a…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading