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 Friday, December 17, 2021, we have identified an additional 35 COVID positive inmates, and 5 inmates have recovered. This brings the total number of COVID positive inmates in this outbreak to 59 with 54 active cases.
All COVID positive inmates are continuously monitored by custody staff and our Wellpath partners. None of the COVID positive inmates in this outbreak have required hospitalization and 50 of them are asymptomatic. We will continue to provide update information on the status of this outbreak as it becomes available.