FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — A Fresno County jail inmate has tested positive for coronavirus.

NEW: A Fresno County jail inmate has tested positive for coronavirus.
This inmate was one of eight placed in the quarantine area a month ago when they determined he had made contact with a correctional officer who tested positive.
Prior @ABC30 story:https://t.co/0aKzz9bXpD

— Corin Hoggard (@corinhoggard) May 28, 2020

This inmate was one of eight placed in the quarantine area a month ago when authorities determined he had made contact with a correctional officer who tested positive for COVID-19.

RELATED: 8 Fresno County inmates, 7 jail employees quarantined for coronavirus or possible exposure

The correctional officer has now recovered and has returned to work.

Quarantine has now been extended for other inmates.

For more news coverage on the coronavirus and COVID-19 go to ABC30.com/coronavirus

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