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Unit at Regina Correctional Centre no longer in quarantine, no reported cases of COVID-19

Police in Regina are investigating after a drone was used to drop drugs into the Regina Correctional Centre.
Regina Correctional Centre. File / Global News

The Ministry of Justice has lifted a unit at the Regina Correctional Centre out of quarantine.

The unit was placed under quarantine last week as a precaution while COVID-19 testing was taking place.

Read more: Saskatchewan police conducting coronavirus self-isolation check-ins

No inmates have tested positive for COVID-19, said a spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice.

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Since the pandemic began, no offenders at any Saskatchewan correctional facilities have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Read more: Coronavirus: Inmates at Saskatoon jail under quarantine after possible link to COVID-19

In the spring, when the pandemic began, six staff members at Saskatoon Correctional Centre tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Since then, no cases new cases have been reported in staff.

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