An 86-year old inmate who had tested positive for COVID-19 died Sunday in the Utah Department of Corrections’ infirmary in Draper, according to the Department.
The latest death brings the total number of COVID-19 positive incarcerated individuals who have died to eleven.
There were 964 active COVID-19 among state inmates as of the Department’s Monday announcement. The Department said the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison and the Utah State Prison in Draper are on a modified lockdown meaning that out-of-cell time might be “greatly limited” in areas that are most affected by COVID-19.
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