Prisons: Coronavirus

Ministry of Justice written question – answered at on 18 May 2020.

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Photo of Liz Saville-Roberts Liz Saville-Roberts Shadow PC Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Women and Equalities) , Plaid Cymru Westminster Leader, Shadow PC Spokesperson (Justice), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 6 May 2020 to Question 42148 on Prisons: Coronavirus, how many cases of covid-19 there have been in Welsh prisons, by prison as of 11 May 2020; and whether her Department will publish that information on a weekly basis.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

As at 11 May, the below positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in prisons in Wales:

HMP Berwyn1122
HMP Cardiff1722
HMP Parc67
HMP Swansea1012
HMP Usk/Prescoed1718

The department is considering the content of its regular publication schedule and whether that needs to be expanded.

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