David L. Moss correctional facility seeing spike in coronavirus cases

VIDEO: TCSO trying to control spread of coronavirus at David L. Moss

TULSA, Okla. — The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office is seeing a spike in inmate COVID-19 cases at the Tulsa County jail.

Casey Roebuck with the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday there are 84 active cases at the jail right now.

Over the last two weeks, she said their medical vendor recommended they re-test the entire jail after seeing positive cases pop up in their general population pods.

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Roebuck said 1,158 inmates were tested and no inmates have been hospitalized and many inmates have had symptoms that are mild.

Jail officials said staff continue to isolate the pods with COVID-19 positive inmates, disinfect the jail nightly, check temperatures and provide masks.

The David L. Moss Correctional Center in downtown Tulsa (file photo)
The David L. Moss Correctional Center in downtown Tulsa (file photo) (Staff)