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Crime Dallas County jail inmate confirmed to have COVID-19

23:36  25 march  2020
23:36  25 march  2020 Source:   wfaa.com

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A Dallas County Jail inmate has tested positive for coronavirus in the first case of its kind, Dallas County Sheriff’s Department officials said Wednesday DSO spokesman Raul Reyna said the inmate is not currently housed in the jail . It is unclear how the inmate contracted COVID - 19 or if anyone in

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A Dallas County jail inmate who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus has been in custody since December and was held in a pod with 50 others, according to Sheriff Marian Brown.

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Brown said the man is in his 40s. It's unclear exactly how he got the disease.

There were 51 people in the same pod where the man was held, and four of those people are displaying symptoms of COVID-19. All the inmates who came in contact with the man are quarantined, Brown said.

Harris County to release about 1,000 'non-violent' inmates, calling jail a 'ticking time bomb'

  Harris County to release about 1,000 'non-violent' inmates, calling jail a 'ticking time bomb' Calling the Harris County Jail a "ticking time bomb," County Judge Lina Hidalgo said about 1,000 "non-violent" inmates will be released. Hidalgo said this drastic action is necessary so they can practice social distancing to stop help stop the spread of coronavirus inside the jail. One Harris County inmate has tested positive for COVID-19. "New cases will spread like wildfire if we don't take quick action," Hidalgo said Tuesday. She will issue aOne Harris County inmate has tested positive for COVID-19.

The inmates broke out of the Yakima County Jail on Monday evening by using a table to break down an exit door and then scaling a fence, according to Yakima County Sheriff Robert Udell. Video of the jail break amidst the global pandemic was posted on Facebook by a witness and showed the inmates

Forty-one people in the county are confirmed or presumed to have the coronavirus, according to the Yakima Health District. The sheriff's office did not immediately respond to questions regarding if any inmates in the jail had Instagram steps up effort to curb COVID - 19 disinformation. AFP Relax News.

The sheriff did not say where the man is currently being held and did not say whether he has been hospitalized.

Any employees at Lew Sterrett Justice Center who came into contact with the man have been asked to self-quarantine, officials said.

"This was something that we hoped would not come to pass," Brown said.

She said the detention pod where the man was held is being cleaned and sanitized.

The sheriff's office is conducting an investigation into "how this happened here," Brown said Wednesday afternoon.

The Dallas County announcement comes a day the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said a prison inmate in Galveston has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

That person, a 37-year-old man, is the first prison inmate in Texas to test positive for COVID-19.

Inmate at Lee State Prison dies from COVID-19

  Inmate at Lee State Prison dies from COVID-19 ATLANTA (CBS46) - The coronavirus has hit the Georgia Department of Corrections. An inmate who had tested positive for COVID-19 died March 26. GDC stated in a press release the inmate was 49-years-old and was housed at Lee State Prison in Leesburg. They had been hospitalized since March 15. The corrections department continues to monitor the status of coronavirus exposure at Leesburg State Prison. GDC status report from March 27 is as follows: Offenders • Two (2) offenders are hospitalized after being confirmed positive for COVID-19 on March 20; • Three (3) offenders tested positive for COVID-19 on March 25, 26 and 27, respectively, and are currently asymptomatic and rema

An Orange County inmate has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, officials said Tuesday, marking the first known case in the local jail system. On Sunday, a male prisoner in Lancaster was announced as the first COVID - 19 case in the state prison system. That patient was in stable condition

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One Texas prison employee has also tested positive for the disease. The Texas Tribune reported that at least 51 prison employees have reported being tested, with 22 negative tests and 28 pending results.

In Tarrant County, the sheriff told county commissioners on Tuesday that the jail population is the lowest it has been in two years as they work to get people out of their holding facilities and release people out who have misdemeanors.

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COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County near the 300 mark .
The number of COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County rose to 290, the health department said Monday. That number is up from 265 on Sunday and 219 on Saturday. The county said 38 people have required hospitalization as a result of the viral disease. The Pennsylvania Department of Health, which has yet to post it’s totals for Monday, said there are 38 deaths from COVID-19. On Sunday, the total number of cases reached 3,394, up from 2,751 on Saturday. Of the statewide deaths, five — two in Allegheny County, two in Butler County and one in Lawrence County — were located in Western Pennsylvania.

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