Skyview Unit taken out of COVID-19 lockdown

by From the Texas Department of Criminal Justice

In total there are 504 TDCJ employees, staff or contractors who have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1336 offenders who have tested positive. 5 employees and 23 offenders are believed to have died as a result of COVID-19. There are now 72 employees and 371 offenders who have medically recovered.

There are an additional 16 deaths that are under investigation and pending preliminary autopsy results. 3 other deaths that had been under investigation have been determined to be non-COVID-19 related after the return of preliminary autopsy reports.

21,242 offenders are on medical restriction because they may have had contact with either an employee or offender with a positive or pending COVID-19 test.


Baten, Beto, Boyd, Byrd, Clemens, Clements, Coffield, Darrington, Eastham, Ellis, Estelle, Fort Stockton, Garza West, Gist, Goree, Gurney, Hughes, Huntsville, Hutchins, Jester 1, Jester III, Jordan, Leblanc, Lopez, Lychner, Lynaugh, Michael, Middleton, Murray, Ney, Pack, Polunsky, Robertson, Sanchez, Scott, Smith, Stiles, Stringfellow, Telford, Terrell, Woodman, Wynne

The precautionary lockdowns extend for 14 days from the date of a positive test. Those dates may be extended to the date of the most recent positive test.