Significant COVID-19 outbreak at Jefferson County Jail

Local News

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — A significant COVID-19 outbreak was reported at the Jefferson County Jail this week.

As of Thursday morning, the jail had 41 inmates with COVID-19, including one who has been hospitalized.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said 12 staff members are out on COVID-19 protocols.

Here’s where results stand with the 12:

  • 8 are positive
  • 4 have pending results

The sheriff’s office said there are currently 901 inmates at the jail but people come in and out ever day and the number is always fluctuating.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Most Read

Top Stories