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Crime Some Sacramento County inmates will be released early amid COVID-19 outbreak

17:55  18 march  2020
17:55  18 march  2020 Source:   kcra.com

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Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, a judge on Tuesday approved the early release of some Sacramento County inmates.

The inmates will be released if they have 30 days or less remaining in their sentences, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office.

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The sheriff's office said Tuesday night that authorities were meeting to determine how the releases would be done.

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The sheriff's office has already halted all social visits at both the main jail on I Street in Sacramento and at Rio Consumnes Correctional Center in Elk Grove.

As of Monday, the sheriff's office said there were no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county's jails.

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