Fresno County Jail inmate tests positive for COVID-19

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Fresno County jail inmate has tested positive for coronavirus.

This inmate was one of eight placed in the quarantine area a month ago when authorities determined he had made contact with a correctional officer who tested positive for COVID-19.

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The correctional officer has now recovered and has returned to work.

Quarantine has now been extended for other inmates.

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