"Since the beginning of the pandemic, CSC has implemented rigorous infection prevention and control measures at its sites. We continue to communicate often with staff"
A total of 38 staff members at the Drumheller Institution have tested positive for COVID-19 following a private event.
Contact tracing is underway and mass asymptomatic testing is being offered to the inmate population at the medium-security prison about 130 kilometres northeast of Calgary.
As of December 20th, 84.6% of the inmate population have been fully vaccinated. Officials said on Monday there have been no inmates who've tested positive.