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Sherrif's office hit with COVID-19


Last updated 8/18/2020 at 11:27am

RITZVILLE – Adams County Sheriff’s Department announced a correctional staff member, a staff member outside of the facility and three inmates of the Adams County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19.

According to Undersheriff Adolfo Coronado, the correctional staff member tested positive Aug. 6, and after alerting command personnel immediately, went home to isolate. The following day, Aug. 7, the Adams County Health Department conducted further testing of individuals at the Adams County Jail. Test results Monday, Aug. 10, showed three inmates testing positive.

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