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Middle River Regional Jail seeing uptick in COVID-19 cases

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The Middle River Regional Jail has seen an uptick in the number of staff and inmates testing positive for COVID-19.

Jail Superintendent Jeffery Newton said in a press release Tuesday that he has directed the following operational changes.

  • Cancel all family visitation
  • Cancel all inmate programs
  • Limit inmate movement to absolute minimum
  • No change to attorney/client visitation

MRRJ will revisit these operational changes in 30 days.


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