Covid outbreak hits Guernsey's prison as 20 inmates contract virus

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Les Nicolles prison in Guernsey Credit: ITV Channel

Around 20 prisoners in Guernsey have tested positive for Covid.

The outbreak at Les Nicolles means people are now being asked to reconsider their visit or to wear masks and sanitise their hands.

A government spokesperson said: “The team is currently working through its business continuity measures it has in place for living responsibly with Covid to ensure the outbreak continues to be managed properly.

"At this time, there have been only slight changes to the regime."

Inmates and staff are being tested daily to contain the virus, authorities confirmed.

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