Three cases of coronavirus confirmed in Allen County jail

LIMA — Six inmates at the Allen County jail were in COVID-19 protocol Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for the Allen County Sheriff’s Office.

Three inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus and three others who share a cell block with the infected prisoners have been placed in quarantine for 10 days.

Public Information Officer Victoria Gonzales said medical personnel from Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center will be at the jail Thursday morning to give COVID-19 vaccinations to any inmates who wish to receive the injections.

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