Hampton Roads Regional Jail COVID-19 update: 138 inmates, 4 staff currently positive

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The Hampton Roads Regional Jail has launched an online counter that will be updated weekly with the total number of inmates and staff who test positive for the coronavirus.

Here’s a breakdown of the cases reported at the HRRJ:

Thursday, September 24

  • Total Number of inmates currently positive: 138
  • Total number of inmates tested negative: 240
  • Total number of staff positive: 4
  • Total number of staff recovered: 17
  • Total number of contract staff positive: 1
  • Total number of contract staff recovered: 9

Wednesday, September 16

  • Total Number of inmates currently positive: 73
  • Total number of inmates tested negative: 213
  • Total number of staff positive: 3
  • Total number of staff recovered: 16
  • Total number of contract staff positive: 2
  • Total number of contract staff recovered: 8

Tuesday, September 15

  • Total Number of inmates currently positive: 60
  • Total number of inmates tested negative: 203
  • Total number of staff positive: 3
  • Total number of staff recovered: 16
  • Total number of contract staff positive: 1
  • Total number of contract staff recovered: 8

Thursday, September 10

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates currently positive for COVID-19: 9
  • Total number of HRRJ inmates tested negative for COVID-19: 182
  • Total number of HRRJ staff currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ staff recovered from COVID-19: 15
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff recovered for COVID-19: 8

Friday, September 4

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates currently positive for COVID-19: 2
  • Total number of HRRJ inmates tested negative for COVID-19: 180
  • Total number of HRRJ staff currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ staff recovered from COVID-19: 15
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff recovered for COVID-19: 7

Friday, August 28

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ inmates tested negative for COVID-19: 176
  • Total number of HRRJ staff currently positive for COVID-19: 2
  • Total number of HRRJ staff recovered from COVID-19: 14
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff currently positive for COVID-19: 2
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff recovered for COVID-19: 6

Friday, August 14

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ inmates tested negative for COVID-19: 168
  • Total number of HRRJ staff currently positive for COVID-19: 5
  • Total number of HRRJ staff recovered from COVID-19: 10
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff recovered for COVID-19: 6

Friday, July 10

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ inmates tested negative for COVID-19: 140
  • Total number of HRRJ staff currently positive for COVID-19: 0
  • Total number of HRRJ staff recovered from COVID-19: 8
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff recovered for COVID-19: 3

Friday, June 26

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ inmates tested negative for COVID-19: 136
  • Total number of HRRJ staff currently positive for COVID-19: 0
  • Total number of HRRJ staff recovered from COVID-19: 8
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff currently positive for COVID-19: 0
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff recovered for COVID-19: 3

Friday, June 5

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates currently positive for COVID-19: 12
  • Total number of HRRJ inmates tested negative for COVID-19: 127
  • Total number of HRRJ staff currently positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of HRRJ staff recovered from COVID-19: 7
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff currently positive for COVID-19: 0
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff recovered for COVID-19: 3

Friday, May 29

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates currently positive for COVID-19: 42
  • Total number of HRRJ inmates tested negative for COVID-19: 121
  • Total number of HRRJ staff currently positive for COVID-19: 3
  • Total number of HRRJ staff recovered from COVID-19: 5
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff currently positive for COVID-19: 0
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff recovered for COVID-19: 3

Friday, May 22

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates that tested positive for COVID-19 : 56
  • Total number of HRRJ staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 8
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 4

Friday, May 15

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates that tested positive for COVID-19 : 54
  • Total number of HRRJ staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 8
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 3

Friday, May 8

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates that tested positive for COVID-19 : 52
  • Total number of HRRJ staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 7 
  • Total number of HRRJ contracted staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 3

Friday, May 1

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates that tested positive for COVID-19: 46
  • Total number of HRRJ staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 5
  • Total number of contracted HRRJ staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 3

Tuesday, April 28

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates that tested positive for COVID-19: 41
  • Total number of HRRJ staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 3
  • Total number of contracted HRRJ staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 2

Friday, April 24

  • Total number of HRRJ inmates that tested positive for COVID-19: 8
  • Total number of HRRJ staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 1
  • Total number of contracted HRRJ staff that tested positive for COVID-19: 2

“The Hampton Roads Regional Jail is committed to maintaining a healthy and safe environment for staff, visitors, contractors, and the individuals that we are entrusted to care for during the COVID-19 pandemic,” according to HRRJ officials. “Preventative measures were put in place beginning in mid-March to screen all individuals entering the facility to prevent the introduction of the COVID-19 virus.”

Information is not available on what day or time the post will be updated.

More information can be found at hrrj.org.

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