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Still Only One Case of Coronavirus at WCI/NBCI

April 13th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

As of yesterday evening (April 12, 2020), the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) reports a total of 93 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including one inmate death, within its system:
• 18 inmates
• 47 correctional officers
• 3 Division of Parole and Probation employees
• 22 contractual staff
• 1 clinical health employee
• 2 administrative employees
The Department recorded its first death related to the COVID-19 virus on Saturday.
The inmate was in his 60s and had serious underlying medical conditions. He had been hospitalized for several weeks. Due to privacy laws the Department cannot identify the man who died.

Wetern Correctional Instituation and North Branch Correctional Institution have one contractual employee who has gotten ill with the virus, while
Maryland Correctional Training Ctr. Hagerstown has two officers who have contracted the disease


One Response to “Still Only One Case of Coronavirus at WCI/NBCI”

  1. April 13, 2020 at 4:06 pm, jim said:

    They should probably just send prisoners home and shut prisons down so people don’t get sick. Wait. That solution would be worse than the problem itself!


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