Original title: 38 people in New York City prison infected with new crown pneumonia Weinstein was also diagnosed.
China News Network. March 23rd. According to the US “World Daily” report, New York State officials said on the 22nd that former Hollywood producer Harvey Win Stan was diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia. Last week, he was sent to Wende Correctional Facility, near Buffalo, where he was quarantined and tested on the 21st. It is reported that the New York City Correctional Commission announced on the 21st that 38 people in the city had been diagnosed. The scope of the outbreak included Weinstein’s prison.
According to reports, the State Department of Corrections did not further explain Weinstein’s health, only saying that in addition to Weinstein, two other prisoners in Winder Prison had also been diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia.
According to New York State officials, Weinstein was suspected to be infected while serving his sentence at Rikers Island Prison, and was not transferred to Winder Prison until the 18th. The New York City Correctional Commission announced on the 21st that 38 people in the city had been diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia, and the outbreak included Lake Island prison.
The report quoted the “Washington Post” as saying that Weinstein began to develop symptoms such as cough and blood pressure a few days after he was sentenced, and was then sent to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan for testing. Weinstein revealed to an acquaintance that after being symptomatic, he was quarantined for a few days before being sent to Lake Island Prison, when his test for a new crown virus was negative.
Weinstein was one of Hollywood’s most influential producers. U.S. media exposed a series of sexual assault scandals involving him in October 2017. More than 80 women, including some well-known actresses, identified him for sexual harassment or rape. On March 11, 2020, Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison by the New York State Supreme Court for sexual assault and rape.