DENVER (CBS4) – More than 160 inmates in five Colorado prisons are sick with a mysterious virus.
The virus is affecting prisons in Denver, Pueblo, Buena Vista, and Canon City.READ MORE: Gov. Jared Polis To Request Federal Disaster Declaration For I-70 Mudslide Damage Through Glenwood Canyon
Because of the illness all inmate visits at the Denver Women’s, La Vista, and Fremont correctional facilities have been canceled.READ MORE: 1 Dead In Hit & Run, Police Search For Suspect Driver, Vehicle
The Department of Corrections says the inmates who are sick have been experiencing flu-like symptoms.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine Will Be Required For All Denver City Employees By End Of September