HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A youth at the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center has tested positive for coronavirus.

He is receiving medical treatment in quarantine.

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Staff who may have come into contact with him were notified and are being monitored for symptoms.

The new COVID-19 case comes as law enforcement agencies grapple with trying to provide basic emergency services and watch over jailed populations while limiting the spread of the potentially lethal virus.

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