first_img Google+ Facebook Pinterest By Tommie Lee – November 19, 2020 0 295 Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Pinterest St. Joseph County Jail has become a COVID-19 hotspot CoronavirusIndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market (Tommie Lee/95.3 MNC) St. Joseph County’s newest hotspot for COVID-19 infections appears to be its jail.Testing from last Friday indicated that 22% of the entire inmate population is potentially infected, according to WNDU.The report showed 35 inmates who had tested positive, which resulted in another 75 being put in quarantine. Sheriff Redman says social distancing is difficult at the jail, and there had only been 13 cases since March before this “huge uptick” in cases.Eight staff members have tested positive, and another eight are in quarantine. The jail is on lockdown to restrict movement and visitors. Facebook Previous articleCharlie Brown’s Thanksgiving coming to PBS this weekendNext articleHolcomb names Indiana’s first Secretary of Education Tommie Leelast_img

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