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Yazoo City Interim Police Chief tests positive for COVID-19

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Updated: Jul. 24, 2020 at 10:01 AM CDT
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YAZOO CITY, Miss. (WLBT) - The Interim Police Chief for Yazoo City tested positive for Coronavirus.

Interim Chief Jay Winstead tested positive on July 8, according to Thaddeus Jones, Deputy Director of the Police Department. He has been quarantining at home and is waiting until he’s cleared to go back to work.

Winstead became Chief of Yazoo City Police in April, succeeding Chief Ron Sampson.

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