Greene County inmate, 3 other inmates recently released to Dept. of Corrections test positive for COVID-19
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -
The Greene County Sheriff’s Office reports three former inmates transported from the jail to the Missouri Department of Corrections tested positive for COVID-19.
As a precautionary measure the Greene County Jail medical staff re-screened the entire inmate population of 769. One of those inmates tested positive. Jail staff transported the positive inmate to a Springfield hospital.
The jail staff issued masks to all inmates. They will continue screening the existing inmate population as well as every arrest brought to the facility.
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