3 inmates Manatee County Jail have contracted COVID-19

3 inmates Manatee County Jail have contracted COVID-19
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Currently, there are three inmates in custody who have tested positive for COVID-19 according to Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Randy Warren.

The inmates that have tested positive are being housed in isolated negative pressure cells.

According to Warren, out of a daily average population of 800 inmates, only six have tested positive since March when the Pandemic first struck.

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