Albany County Jail locked down amid coronavirus outbreak

WNYT Staff
Updated: January 19, 2021 07:30 PM
Created: January 19, 2021 05:39 PM

Albany County Jail is now on lockdown for 30 days to help stop a coronavirus outbreak.

That's according to Sheriff Craig Apple.

Sixty inmates have tested positive for the virus, and the number is expected to rise.

The sheriff says the facility continues to be disinfected.

Some low-level offenders have been released.


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