The Comanche County Detention Center in Lawton has 18 prisoners and five staff members infected with COVID-19. Now, the state health department is testing all of its jail staff and 345 prisoners.
William Hobbs, the jail administrator, says more cases could be found as the health department ramps up testing.
"They could be negative today and positive two days from now," Hobbs said. "Just because you’re negative (doesn’t) mean you’re clear."
Hobbs says many of the prisoners carrying the disease didn’t show symptoms.