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Scots prison in lockdown due to major Covid outbreak as all inmates isolate

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a rise of 85 since Wednesday when the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) confirmed 12 cases. As a precautionary measure all of the inmates at the jail are currently isolating while mass testing is carried out.

This means prisoners do not have access to court or solicitor visits, family visits or use of the gym but do have access to open air and showers, as well as their mobile phones and the hall phones.

Cases have jumped significantly since SPS released details of the outbreak on Wednesday with all inmates now isolating, compared to just 224 earlier in the week.It is the latest outbreak at Perth nick after it struggled to cope with the disease when it was at its peak in 2020.A further update on the outbreak is not expected until Monday.Did you.

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