Testing surge planned in June at correctional center

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 22, 2020 2:56 PM CT | Published: May 22, 2020 2:13 PM CT

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris made the announcement Friday at the end of an eventful week that includes a lawsuit over COVID-19 cases at the Shelby County Jail, calls for testing at the correctional center and a sit-in by jail prisoners with the virus as they were moved out of isolation.

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