Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19

Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader says that an inmate that was transported to the state prison system from the Chattooga County Jail tested positive for COVID-19.

The sheriff said that the inmate population at the Chattooga County Jail has been made aware of the situation.

Sheriff Schrader told local media, “Currently we are following our medical providers recommendations for our inmate population.  As of this time, no inmates have symptoms that are similar to those seen with the COVID illness.  We will continue to monitor, isolate and follow our (medical) providers recommendations.”