40 new inmate positives push Middleton, Robertson units to 193 COVID-19 cases


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — The Middleton and Robertson prison units are reporting a combined total of 193 COVID-19 cases.

The Middleton unit has seen 39 new inmate cases reported Wednesday for a total of 121, as well as 10 employees who have tested positive.

The Robertson unit only had one new inmate test positive Wednesday for a total of 43, plus 19 employees who have contracted the virus.

There are zero pending tests for inmates at the Middleton unit and eight at Robertson, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice website.

Data for pending tests of employees is not readily available on the website.

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