The Department of Corrections is being called in to help contain COVID-19 outbreaks at the Lawton County jail.
More than 100 inmates and more than a dozen staff members have tested positive at the facility. DOC employees will help sanitize the jail. This comes as The State Department of Corrections is loosening its COVID-19 restrictions.
Inmates will have more freedom throughout prison yards, while maintaining physical distancing. Prison staff will determine which jobs and services can reopen.