Harvey Weinstein Tested Positive To COVID-19 In Jail 

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Harvey Weinstein Tested Positive To COVID-19 In Jail.

Report coming in that Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for coronavirus inside the prison where he awaits his sentence.

Many are asking how prisoners get a test when many others cannot and the answer is simple – health officials know that prisons are a breeding ground for this kind of stuff.

So they need to identify it early and lock it down or we may be faced with a hard decision about letting people out.

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Harvey Weinstein Tested Positive To COVID-19 In Jail

According to officials connected to the state prison system, Oscar-winning film producer Harvey Weinstein,

now one of New York’s most infamous inmates after being convicted for sexual assault, has tested positive to the COVID-19 virus

Weinstein, who turned 68 last Thursday is being isolated at Wende Correctional Facility in Western New York, officials told CNHI Sunday.

He is one of two Wende inmates who have tested positive, the officials said.

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Harvey Weinstein is serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in a prosecution that attracted world-wide attention amid the #MeToo movement.

Officials familiar with his situation said it is believed Weinstein was positive for the virus when he entered the state prison system last Wednesday from Rikers Island, a New York City jail.

He was sent to Wende, where the prison system operates an intake center for new state inmates. Inmates are typically sent to other facilities from there after medical and security concerns are assessed.

Weinstein was recognized by the prison system in a Manhattan courtroom last week after his sentencing. He had alternated his time during

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his trial between Rikers Island and a hospital in New York City, where he was treated for high blood pressure and chest pain.

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