COVID-19 confirmed among Big Horn county jail inmates

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Big Horn County confirmed 21 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, including several inmates at the county jail. 

In a press release posted Friday evening, health officials added 10 more cases to those initially reported earlier in the day, with the majority testing positive after showing symptoms. 

All of the inmates who tested positive are asymptomatic, and have been moved into quarantine within the facility located in Hardin, Big Horn County Public Information Officer Rhonda Johnson told The Billings Gazette. She could not confirm exactly how many had tested positive, and estimated the jail to have 36 total inmates. Big Horn County law enforcement did not immediately respond

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