Inmate at Davidson Co. jail dies after catching COVID-19

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Posted at 3:12 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 16:12:17-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A woman in the custody of the Davidson County Sheriff's Office died after she caught COVID-19.

The sheriff's office said the 64-year-old woman died Saturday. She had been hospitalized for the virus since August 18. She was arrested on July 7 and charged with failure to appear on a fourth office DUI charge.

As of August 31, there were two inmates with active COVID-19 cases while 324 others have since recovered.

There are 124 inmates on a "COVID-19 restriction."

The sheriff's office said seven employees of the department continue to have an active case while 89 others have recovered.