SCSO reports 33 active COVID-19 cases among detainees, employees

SCSO reports 33 active COVID-19 cases among detainees, employees
Shelby County Jail (Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has had a total of 225 COVID-19 cases among detainees and 131 cases among employees since the pandemic started.

According to SCSO, 222 inmates and 101 employees have recovered. That leaves three active cases among detainees and 30 among employees.

SCSO says those three detainees are isolated at this time and there are no current hospitalizations.

Copyright 2020 WMC. All rights reserved.