Second Stewart Detention Center employee tests positive for COVID-19

Second Stewart Detention Center employee tests positive for COVID-19
(Source: Sharifa Jackson)

LUMPKIN, Ga. (WTVM) - A second employee at the Stewart Detention Center operated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has tested positive for COVID-19.

CoreCivic, who owns the detainment facility, says that the employee’s last shift was Mar. 23.

The employee is currently in self-isolation at home.

Other employees or contractors who may have had contact with the employee have been informed of the positive test and told to self-quarantine at home for 14 days.

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