Alamance County jail has 99 positive coronavirus cases among staff, inmates, health officials say – WXII12 Winston-Salem

THIS IS BREAKING NEWS THAT BREAKING NEWS IN ALAMANCE COUNTY WHERE THEYRE REPORTING AN BREAK OUT AT ITS DETENTION CENTER NINETY-NINE CASES OF COVID-19 HAVE BEEN VERIFIED THIS CONSISTS OF SIX EMPLOYEE AND NINETY 3 PRISONERS ALAMANCE COUNTY AUTHORITIES SAY THEYRE WORKING CAREFULLY TO CARRY OUT MASS CHECKING AN ADDITIONAL SECURITY SAFETY MEASURES

Alamance County prison has 99 positive coronavirus cases amongst personnel, inmates, health officials state

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Health department authorities said it has recognized a coronavirus outbreak at the Alamance County Sheriffs Office Detention Center.Since the first case was identified, the firm said it has actually been working closely with the countys health department to implement mass testing and extra security preventative measures that assist protect both staff.officials and inmates state, right now, 99 coronavirus cases have been verified at the facility, among 6 employee and 93 inmates/detainees.” Since March, the Alamance County Detention Center has set up early screening and screening of inmates and detainees along with increased sanitation and cleansing of all centers. With these new positive cases identified, the Sheriffs Office is committed to strongly dealing with our Health Department to secure our personnel and those entering our jail. Our staff and physician are executing more stringent health monitoring, the distribution of masks and health packages, and offering ongoing COVID-19 testing. Our priority continues to be the security of our personnel, prisoners, and detainees, and we are doing everything in our power to safeguard those in our care,” Sheriff Terry Johnson said.To contact somebody in the Alamance County Detention Center, see JailATM.Alamance County Health Department identified its first confirmed case of COVID-19 on March 20. Since then, an overall of 3,244 cases have been validated in the community. Of those validated cases, 2,858 have been released from seclusion. 15 people are presently battling the virus in the hospital.There have been 46 COVID-19 related deaths in Alamance County.

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Health department authorities stated it has actually determined a coronavirus outbreak at the Alamance County Sheriffs Office Detention Center.
Because the very first case was identified, the firm stated it has actually been working carefully with the countys health department to execute mass screening and additional safety preventative measures that help protect both inmates and personnel.

Officials state, right now, 99 coronavirus cases have actually been validated at the center, among 6 personnel members and 93 inmates/detainees.
” Since March, the Alamance County Detention Center has set up early screening and screening of detainees and inmates as well as increased sanitation and cleansing of all centers. With these new positive cases identified, the Sheriffs Office is committed to aggressively dealing with our Health Department to protect our personnel and those entering our prison. Our staff and physician are carrying out more strict health tracking, the distribution of masks and hygiene packages, and providing ongoing COVID-19 screening. Our top priority continues to be the security of our personnel, inmates, and detainees, and we are doing whatever in our power to protect those in our care,” Sheriff Terry Johnson stated.
To call somebody in the Alamance County Detention Center, go to JailATM.
Alamance County Health Department recognized its very first confirmed case of COVID-19 on March 20. Since then, an overall of 3,244 cases have actually been validated in the neighborhood.
Of those verified cases, 2,858 have been launched from isolation. 15 people are currently battling the virus in the hospital.
There have actually been 46 COVID-19 related deaths in Alamance County.

Health department officials said it has recognized a coronavirus break out at the Alamance County Sheriffs Office Detention Center.Since the very first case was recognized, the agency stated it has actually been working closely with the countys health department to carry out mass testing and extra safety preventative measures that assist protect both prisoners and staff.Officials state, right now, 99 coronavirus cases have actually been confirmed at the center, among six personnel members and 93 inmates/detainees.” Since March, the Alamance County Detention Center has set up early screening and testing of detainees and prisoners as well as increased sanitation and cleaning of all facilities. Our top priority continues to be the safety of our staff, inmates, and detainees, and we are doing everything in our power to safeguard those in our care,” Sheriff Terry Johnson said.To contact somebody in the Alamance County Detention Center, see JailATM.Alamance County Health Department identified its first validated case of COVID-19 on March 20.” Since March, the Alamance County Detention Center has actually set up early screening and testing of inmates and detainees as well as increased sanitation and cleaning of all facilities.