Surry County inmate tests positive for coronavirus


GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Surry County Sheriff's Office said it's taking steps to contain the spread of COVID-19 after an inmate tested positive. 

Sheriff Steve C. Hiatt said the office found out on Tuesday about the positive case at Surry County Detention Center. 

He said the facility is being cleaned and they're continually monitoring all other inmates for symptoms of coronavirus. 

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