Sheriff's Coronavirus Update Shows 29 Employees Have Tested Positive

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported today that 29 employees have tested positive for COVID-19, along with six jail inmates.

According to statistics released Friday morning, 376 employees have been quarantined, and 223 have returned to work.

In the jail system, 440 inmates have been quarantined and 19 “isolated.”

According to the sheriff's department, “isolation” is defined as “individuals who have a temperature of 100.4 or higher and are exhibiting symptoms of an upper respiratory infection.”

“Quarantine” is defined as “individuals who have had close contact of 10 minutes or more with a person currently under observation.”

More information is available on the sheriff's department's Coronavirus Information Updates page,

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