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Webster County Jail Reports COVID-19 Cases

The Webster County Detention Center is reporting cases of COVID-19 at the Restricted Custody Center.

Posted: Feb 6, 2021 10:50 AM
Updated: Feb 7, 2021 3:00 PM

The Webster County Detention Center is reporting cases of COVID-19 at the Restricted Custody Center.

Officials say the health department tested all inmates and staff at the Restricted Custody Center. Of the 51 inmates, 40 tests came back positive. Meanwhile, one of five staff came back positive.

We're told the facility is on lockdown and the negative and positive tests are separated into different forms.

Officials say there have been no positive cases reported at the Detention Center.

Evansville
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Hi: 40° Lo: 23°
Feels Like: 27°
Owensboro
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Hi: 41° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 29°
Princeton
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Hi: 38° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 25°
Madisonville
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Hi: 41° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 30°
Jasper
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Hi: 40° Lo: 23°
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Conditions are dry, but chilly. Winds have strengthened out of the north making it feel bitterly cold. As we head into the overnight hours temperatures will fall into the mid 20s. As winds stay gusty out of the north it will make it feel more like the teens Sunday morning under clear skies. The majority of the Tri-State will remain dry come Sunday afternoon. There is a slim chance that some of our communities across the far southern reaches of the Tri-State could see some light snowfall early in the afternoon, but it's looking like it will stay south and east of the Tri-State. We'll climb to a high temperature of 38° with sunny and breezy conditions. Gusts out of the north could reach 25-30 MPH.
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