Jefferson County jailer tests positive for COVID-19

first_imgMadison, IN—According to Sheriff David Thomas, on Wednesday, April 22, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department received lab confirmation that one of our jail officers tested positive for COVID-19. The officer last reported for duty on the evening of Wednesday, April 15.During the COVID-19 screening process in our COVID-19 Checkpoint, the officer was found to meet criteria devised by the jail medical staff and based on CDC recommendations which denied him access into the facility. The officer was immediately sent home without ever entering the facility. The jail officer did not have close contact with any inmates or jail staff for more than 48 hours prior to his presentation of symptoms according to Sheriff Thomas.The Jefferson County Jail is taking extra precautions to keep staff and inmates safe.  This includes all the officers wearing gloves and masks as necessary and all areas are being cleaned often and in accordance with CDC recommendations.  They also have multiple handwashing stations available to workers and inmates and hand sanitizer.The Sheriff has also waived all medical co-pays for any inmate who may present COVID-19 symptoms.  According to Sheriff Thomas, officials are screening all new book-ins and quarantining them for 14 days prior to transferring them to the cell blocks.last_img read more

Cricket News Shannon Gabriel has been suspended by ICC for 4 ODIs after being found guilty

first_imgGabriel suspended for next four games. The pacer has been handed over with three demerit points. England manages to win the final Test against Windies.  highlights New Delhi: Windies spearhead Shannon Gabriel has been suspended by International Cricket Council (ICC) for four one-day International games after being found guilty of breaching ICC’s Code of Conduct in the third Test against England a few days back. He was handed three demerits points and 75% of the match fee. He was warned by the on-field for using ‘offensive’ language against the opposition players. Post this decision; the speedster will be missing the first four encounters against England in five-match ODI series.”During the third day of the St Lucia Test against England on Monday, Gabriel was found guilty of breaching article 2.13 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “personal abuse of a Player, Player Support Personnel, Umpire or Match Referee during an international match”, following an incident with England Captain Joe Root,” ICC said in a press release. “Don’t use it as an insult. There’s nothing wrong with being gay,” Root was caught telling Gabriel on the stump mic after being hurled at with apparent homophobic comments. On one hand, where Root was hailed for his exemplary reaction to the sled, charges were leveled against Gabriel by on-field umpires Rod Tucker, Kumar Dharmasena and third umpire Chris Gaffaney.  For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. The pacer admitted using false words against English skipper Joe Root and accepted the ban handed over to him as per the code of conduct. Earlier, he has been charged with five demerit points twice, with one against Pakistan and another one against Bangladesh.He reached the threshold of eight demerit points which converts to four suspension points as per the laws in ICC Code of Conduct. The player is liable to miss four ODIs/T20s or Tests after four suspension points are leveled against him. In Gabriel’s case, the ODI series comes next, which means he will be suspended from taking part in the first 4 games of the ODI series. Interestingly, the match resulted in England’s favour as they finally managed to register their first win on the tour. The series result went in favour of Windies (2-1) but the Englishmen will be happy that momentum stands on their end. last_img read more