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News Release
Clark County Jail Inmate tests positive for Covid-19  - 04/07/20

Today (04/07/20), Clark County Sheriff’s Office learned we have had a positive COVID 19 test result for an inmate who was incarcerated in the jail.  The inmate had been released prior (04/06/20) to their test results returning positive.  The inmate was housed in our negative airflow cells the entire time they were in-custody. This information has been sent to the Clark County Health Department for follow up as indicated in previous updates.  


The Health Department, after review of the contact log, will determine individual guidance for each deputy and supervisor based on individual interactions. 


PPE’s are worn by Corrections staff as required by procedure.  The Health Department, if needed, will provide guidance through their review of the contact investigation. 


Due to HIPPA requirements, no inmate information, inmates medical status at this time, where they were released, possible Corrections Officer exposure or pending charges will be released.


No further information at this time.   

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