TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — The Travis County Sheriff’s Office reported eight new cases of COVID-19 among TCSO employees and one new confirmed case among inmates.
The inmate was booked in to jail as a known positive case. Since last week, two inmates have been cleared by medical professionals to be released from the Quarantine-Confirmed Positive Unit, TCSO says.
Overall, TCSO reports there have been 42 employees and 12 inmates with confirmed cases of COVID-19. The employee count includes staff from the Corrections, Law Enforcement and Administration Bureaus.
Within the inmate population, TCSO says 32 inmates are in quarantine, two inmates are in the Quarantine-Confirmed Positive unit and 226 inmates are in isolation.