According to the department's statement, the outbreak was identified at the Timpanogos Facility in Draper when several women reported COVID-19 symptoms. The women were rapid tested and several of the tests came back positive resulting in Timpanogos 1 and Timpanogos 2 being placed on quarantine. Large-scale testing in Timpanogos 1 and Timanogos 2 has since been initiated, the statement says.
Utah Department of Corrections said that as of Feb. 10 there are 123 active cases of COVID-19 in the following facilities: Utah State Prison in Draper, the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison, and at the Utah County Jail. Outbreaks are currently present in the following areas: Timpanogos 2 and Elm.
The department is reporting 2,922 incarcerated individuals medically recovered from the virus.
For more information regarding how the Utah Department of Corrections is handling COVID-19 or updates on its facilities visit the Utah Department of Corrections website.