So far, the U.S. immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency has tested 2172 detainees for the new coronavirus, 1073 of them positive, the report said.
According to reports, in recent weeks, the number of detained immigration cases has gradually increased. The U.S. immigration and customs enforcement agency says it is working to release detainees it considers vulnerable to the virus.
According to a statement on the USCIS website, of these medical risk groups, USCIS released more than 900 people after assessing their immigration history, criminal record, potential threats to public security, risk of escape and (related) national security concerns..
As of May 9 local time, the U.S. immigration and customs enforcement agency had detained 27908 people, CNN said.