Sheriff issues statement on COVID-19 outbreak at Danville City Jail


DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Danville Sheriff Mike Mondul has released a statement regarding the outbreak of coronavirus that has been progressing through the city jail.

“After consulting with Health Department officials, the remainder of the inmates at the Danville City Jail will be tested for COVID 19 tomorrow (Tuesday) morning. The results of those tests will be released as soon as practical after they are known.”

Mike Mondul, Danville Sheriff

Over the course of recent days, a total of 49 inmates at the jail have tested positive for COVID-19.

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