Crime Dallas County Jail Officials Confirm At Least 5 Inmates Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

17:46  26 march  2020
17:46  26 march  2020 Source:   dfw.cbslocal.com

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An inmate at the Dallas County jail has tested positive for the coronavirus, officials announced Wednesday. Of those, Brown said, four who showed symptoms are being quarantined and tested for COVID - 19 . She said the others don't have symptoms but are still being quarantined.

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP)After reporting the infection of one inmate, officials at the Dallas County Jail have confirmed four other inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Dallas County Sheriff Marian Brown announced Wednesday that an inmate in his 40s tested positive and that four others, who were in his pod, had symptoms. Later Wednesday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said those four inmates also tested positive.

The initial positive test on the first inmate came back early Wednesday morning. Brown said he’d been housed in a shared pod with about 50 other inmates and had been in the jail since December of 2019. She said health officials were working to determine how he contracted the virus.

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Dallas County officials expressed alarm as 78 positive cases of coronavirus were confirmed Wednesday morning — the sharpest one-day increase since the The county also confirmed the sixth death associated with COVID - 19 , a woman in her 80s from Garland who had been hospitalized

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Brown had said that the four inmates who showed symptoms had been quarantined, as had those in the pod who weren’t showing symptoms.

For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.

Officials in Texas confirm there have been nearly 1,000 residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, and 12 people who have died.

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