6 Inmates at St. Clair County Intervention & Detention Center Test Positive for COVID-19

Several inmates at the St. Clair County Intervention and Detention Center have tested positive for the Coronavirus. As of today, a total of 6 inmates have tested positive and have been isolated from the general population in the facility.

Sheriff Tim Donnellon said, “We continue to monitor inmates and staff for Coronavirus symptoms per the guidelines laid out by the CDC and the St. Clair County Emergency Operations Center. Unfortunately, no location is immune from this virus. Our medical staff, which is on hand 24/7, will continue to work to ensure the safety of our employees and inmates.”

As of today, none of those infected have needed hospitalization. Updates on the number of infected inmates will be provided in a press release from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office every Thursday until further notice.

Reporting for WGRT – Jessie Wiegand