Michael Powers, the head of the New York State Correctional Institution, said the analysis revealed Weinstein’s coronavirus on March 22. The producer was placed in isolation, several employees had to be quarantined.
Powers expressed concern that correctional staff did not have adequate protective equipment.
After the verdict, Weinstein spent some time at the Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan due to heart problems. He also suffers from diabetes and high blood pressure.
Weinstein is now in Wende Prison. He was transferred there from the Rikers Island Correctional Facility, where a coronavirus was found in several prisoners.