VISALIA, California (KSEE/KPGE) – The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak inside Tulare County Jail, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, 11 inmates have so far tested positive and are now in quarantine. More than 200 COVID-19 tests have been administered to staff and inmates.
Jail officials are awaiting the results from other inmates or staff who may have been exposed to the coronavirus.
COVID-19 resource links:
- Fresno County
- Tulare County
- Madera County
- Mariposa County
- Merced County
- Kings County
- Kern County
- World Health Organization
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response