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Waukesha County Jail sees first positive case of COVID-19

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Posted at 8:07 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 21:07:58-04

WAUKESHA — The Waukesha County Jail has confirmed they have one positive case of COVID-19.

A 41-year-old male jail inmate has tested positive for the virus.

Waukesha County Jail received the news on Saturday and are taking all the necessary precautions as directed by the public health director.

The jail says, "given the sensitive nature of the individual’s medical records, this is all the information the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office will be releasing."

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