90 inmates in precautionary quarantine at Jackson County Detention Center

Posted at 5:48 AM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-18 06:48:18-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dozens of inmates are in quarantine at the Jackson County Detention Center due to positive COVID-19 cases in the facility.

According to Sheriff Darryl Forté, four inmates and eight non-inmates are positive for the virus.

That has caused another 90 inmates to be in precautionary quarantine.

The sheriff said that safety and security remain a priority for the facility.