Custody staff at the Main Jail have continued with follow-up testing for the outbreak that began Thursday, December 9, 2021. Since our last press release on Thursday, December 23, 2021, we have identified an additional 38 COVID positive inmates, 28 inmates have recovered, and 4 inmates have been released from custody. This brings the total number of COVID positive inmates in this outbreak to 119 with 87 active cases.
All COVID positive inmates are continuously monitored by custody staff and our Wellpath partners. Only 22 of the inmates are symptomatic and none of them have required hospitalization. Of the remaining 97 inmates, 96 are asymptomatic, and 1 refused to disclose if they were experiencing COVID symptoms. We will continue to provide updated information on the status of this outbreak as it becomes available