The former film producer was transferred to a maximum-security prison.
Harvey Weinstein is infected with the new coronavirus, advances the Deadline website.
The former film producer, sentenced to 23 years for sexual harassment and rape, was transferred last week to a maximum-security prison.
Weinstein, 68 years old, was transferred from the Rikers Island prison to the Wende Correctional Facility,a high-security prison in New York.
Harvey Weinstein, who was already infected when he was transferred, has now been put in isolation. Several officials have been quarantined.
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