Dec 18, 2020 10:17 PM

COVID-19 cluster identified in Ellis County jail

Posted Dec 18, 2020 10:17 PM

Ellis County Sheriff's Office

In conjunction with the Ellis County Health Department and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Ellis County Sheriff's Office has implemented its pandemic protocol and is working to safely mitigate the situation. 

The inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19 are showing minor symptoms and are currently quarantined in isolation pods.

All inmates are being monitored by medical staff and the sheriff's office would like to ensure the public that there is no risk to the resident of Ellis County.

Check Hays Post for more as details become available.