The number of cases of COVID-19 at the Chillicothe Correction Center has increased to seven. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports the new total includes three staff members and four offenders. All seven are active cases of COVID-19.
Offenders who test positive are isolated until they test negative. Staff who test positive are sent home on leave and must test negative twice before returning to work. All staff who have close contact with a positive are sent home for two weeks of quarantine.