Of those 24, two had to be hospitalized. One recovered and is out of the hospital, but the other inmate, 65-year-old Jerome Tucker, died from COVID-19 after being hospitalized for 10 days.
Arkoosh said officials have not determined definitively how he contracted the virus, but he’s been in the county jail since mid-2018.
Tucker also had three underlying medical issues.
Since March 12, the population at the jail has gone down nearly 40% from 1,342 to 818.
The death is the first in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery, or Delaware counties’ jails.
Philadelphia had one death in April.