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2 inmates at Livingston County Jail test positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 4:25 PM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 16:34:33-04

HOWELL (WXYZ) —  Two jail inmates in Livingston County have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Livingston County sheriff.

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Others in the jail are being monitored as a precaution, according to a report in the Livingston Daily.

According to Livingston County Sheriff Mike Murphy, one inmate was transferred to the jail from another facility on June 15. That man tested positive for the coronavirus.

Following that positive testing, another male inmate – who was brought to the jail the same day as the other inmate – later tested positive for the virus.

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