10 people test positive for COVID-19 at Cass County Jail

FARGO, N.D. — Mass COVID-19 testing at Cass County Jail has produced some interesting results.

The jail has 11 positive cases, and none of the people showed any symptoms.

Two days ago, 252 tests were administered on 156 inmates and 96 staff members.Three inmates refused testing. Of those completed tests, 5 employees and 6 inmates received positive results for the coronavirus.

“Inmates are currently housed in a lockdown status so common interactions cannot occur to contain any further spread of the virus,” said Jahner. “On-site medical staff continues to monitor all inmates during this time.”

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