A hundred agents of the National Police and the Civil Guard have tested positive for coronavirus

The National Police had registered among its staff until this Wednesday 60 positives by COVID-19 and the Guardia Civil others 34 confirmed cases as reported by Europa Press sources from both general directorates.

The Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska expressed his condolences on Wednesday afternoon for the death, “victim of COVID-19”, of a Civil Guard agent of 37 years of age assigned to the remuneration service in Valdemoro (Madrid). Both the Armed Institute and the National Police have staff of around 70,000 troops.

In Penitentiary Institutions, also dependent on the Ministry of the Interior , this Wednesday night, eleven positives rose to ten of them workers and one more than one prisoner of the Alava prison. In addition, three inmates were under supervision in hospital centers awaiting evidence.

Around 60 inmates, there are isolated in their cells. within the prisons of the General State Administration, with reinforced control measures when presenting symptoms compatible with COVID-19.

Correctional Institutions has indicated that there was no record of notable incidents in prisons. The Spanish prison system has some 50,000 inmates and has 24,000 public officials.

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