Another inmate dies at Elkton prison from COVID-19, staff members test positive

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The Bureau of Prisons reported a total of 7 inmates also have tested positive for COVID-19

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ELKTON, Ohio (WKBN) – As of Saturday, the number of coronavirus cases at FCI Elkton increased to a total of 10, with an additional death.

The Bureau of Prisons reported that a total of 7 inmates also have tested positive for COVID-19.

Three staff members of the prison have tested positive for the virus.

Three inmates have died at the prison. Two are confirmed COVID-19 deaths. One death is pending test results. That inmate died after experiencing shortness of breath.

There are currently a total of 120 inmates and 54 staff members of federal prisons nationwide who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Bureau of Prisons will release daily updates at 3 p.m. based on the most recent data.

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