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One of the largest single-site jails in the US grapples with 134 coronavirus cases

The cases of COVID-19 skyrocketed over the weekend at the Cook County Jail.

The number of detainees testing positive for coronavirus at the Cook County Jail in Chicago skyrocketed over the weekend, leaving Sheriff Tom Dart grabbling with a dilemma that runs against the very grain of a veteran lawman and former prosecutor: whether to free alleged criminals instead of keeping them locked up.