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All inmates at Danville City Jail to be tested for COVID-19

Published: Oct. 5, 2020 at 2:54 PM EDT
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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - Following a recent COVID-19 outbreak at the Danville City Jail that resulted in 49 inmates testing positive for the virus, each inmate in the facility will be receiving a test.

According to Danville PD Sheriff Mike Mondul, after consulting with the Health Department, it was deemed appropriate to have the whole population tested for COVID-19.

Mondul says the results “will be released as soon as practical after they are known.”

Check back with WDBJ7 for developments.

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