TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Kate Prince on Dec 1, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Correction is suspending visits at four state prisons due to the COVID-19 virus, the Tennessean reports. Until further notice, visits are no longer allowed at the following prisons: Morgan County Correction Complex in Wartburg, Bledsoe County Correctional Complex in Pikeville, Turney Center Industrial Complex in Only and Mark Luttrell Transition Center in Memphis. TDOC reported 72 active COVID-19 cases as of Monday, but was awaiting 287 test results. Twenty seven people incarcerated in state facilities have died after being diagnosed with the coronavirus.