U.S. prosecutors said in a letter Monday that Ghisline Maxwell was detained after staff tested positive for coronavirus at a prison awaiting trial on charges that the late financier Jeffrey Epstein aided the sexual abuse of girls.
Staff tested positive last week and Maxwell was tested for the virus using a rapid test on Nov. 18, which prosecutors said in a letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan.
The letter stated that Maxwell had been detained for 14 days at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn.
Maxwell showed no symptoms of COVID-19 and will be tested again at the end of her two-week blockade.
British Socialite is allowed to leave her cell for thirty minutes three times a day, during which time she can make personal phone calls.
Legal calls are allowed to her lawyer for three hours a day in her solitary confinement room without prison staff.
Maxwell, Epstein pleaded not guilty to hiring and assisting a 14-year-old girl to commit illegal sexual acts between the ages of 58 and 1990, and was not convicted of refusing to participate in such a scheme when she offered her deposit. Under the standard. Her trial is scheduled for July 2021.