Cuy Cnty Board of Health Update 04.03.2020
Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:47 am
The latest map from the County Health Board would indicate Lakewood cases have doubled in a week.
6 jail inmates testing positive, 2 under suspicion.
Friday County Briefing County Health Update: _04.03.2020
6 jail inmates testing positive, 2 under suspicion. “We are prepared to handle this.” All in one pod, they are being cared for, none are critical. We have been slowly reducing the jail population by over 50%.
Screening all inmates and all officers that come into the jail No visitation is allowed. Some of these inmates have been in here since September 2019. The last one in February. We do not believe that this originated with any of them.
“COVID-19 is everywhere. It is impossible to escape this terrible disease.”
The county is “reaching out for more equipment for months, well weeks,” “We have already received items from dentists, vets, restaurant workers. We have spent over $1 million so far.”