ROCHESTER, Minn. - A federal inmate in Rochester has tested positive for Covid-19.
Union President of the Rochester Federal Prison, Bill Axford, confirmed an inmate has the virus, making it the prison's first inmate related case. Axford tells KIMT News 3 the infect inmate was brough in from another facility. We reached out to the Bureau of Prisons for a statement regarding inmates being transferred during the pandemic, and have yet to hear back. In May, a staff member at the prison tested positive for the virus.