Gastrointestinal Outbreak at Bath Institution

Some inmates at Bath Institution have been quarantined due to a contagious illness at the facility.

The Correctional Service of Canada says a modified routine was put in place Tuesday morning as a precaution.

CSC is now working with public health authorities to resolve the situation as soon as possible.

Nine inmates in the medium security section of the prison have shown symptoms associated with a gastrointestinal illness.

As a result, scheduled visits may be affected.