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87 COVID-19 cases reported inside Monroe County Jail



Rochester, New York — According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, 87 cases of COVID-19 are reported inside the Monroe County Jail Monday.

That’s just over 12.4 percent of the jail’s total population.

All inmates in the jail are tested weekly, according to the sheriff’s office.

Staff members are tested “on a regular basis.” Beginning Monday, kitchen and commissary personnel will be tested daily.

According to the sheriff’s office, COVID-19 vaccinations are offered to all inmates. Of the 701 people jailed there Monday, 189 were vaccinated.