Sheriff: Additional COVID-19 case at Gibson Co. Jail

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PRINCETON, Ind. (WEHT) – The Gibson County Sheriff said Saturday that one more inmate tested positive for COVID-19 at the county’s jail.

Sheriff Tim Bottoms said an outbreak at the jail began on Tuesday when at least 45 Gibson County inmates tested positive for the virus.

The sheriff said one inmate was sent to the hospital to get checked out with respiratory problems, but was not admitted.

One other inmate has recovered from the virus.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

(This story was originally published on March 6, 2021)

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