WOODLAND (CBS13) — Authorities say they are dealing with an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Yolo County Jail that has seen more than a dozen inmates test positive.
The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office says, on Tuesday, an inmate became ill and soon tested positive for COVID-19.READ MORE: 1-Year-Old Child Dies After Crash On EB I-80 In Davis
All inmates at the jail were then tested, with 14 other positive cases being found.READ MORE: Motorcyclist In Critical Condition After Crashing In Stockton; Officers Had Called Off Chase Earlier
As a result, all 15 inmates have now been placed in isolation and are being monitored and treated. Further, the other inmates who have been exposed to COVID-19 will be tested for every three days for the next 14 days.MORE NEWS: Student In Custody After Report Of Weapon On Campus At Marysville High School
The sheriff’s office notes that no positive cases have been found among staff.