Inmate tests positive for COVID-19 at Wichita County Jail Annex

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WICHITA CO. (KFDX/KJTL) — According to a press release from the Wichita County Sherrif’s office one inmate has tested positive for COVID-19.

The 61-year-old male is currently housed at the Annex Facility and has been in custody for over a year according to officials with the WCSO.

The inmate was tested at the request of a physician who was scheduled to see him for a medical appointment.

The inmate and other inmates in the housing unit have shown no signs of symptoms of COVID-19.

The press release stated that all precautions are being taken to safeguard all prisoners.

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