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ICE Detainee Tests Positive for COVID-19 at Bergen County Jail

A 31-year-old Mexican national in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey, has tested positive for COVID-19.

The individual has been quarantined and is receiving care. Consistent with CDC guidelines, those who have come in contact with the individual have been cohorted and are being monitored for symptoms.

ICE is suspending intake at the facility until further information is available.

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