COVID-19 outbreak reported at Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. — A total of 365 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in an outbreak at Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution. The state Department of Corrections reported that 300 of those infected are inmates. The Crawford County Health Department also reports that 65 prison staff have contracted the virus. Statewide, 8,150 COVID-19 cases were being reported in state correctional institutions as of Tuesday afternoon.