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Hundreds of Offenders Designated Recovered from COVID-19

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The majority of offenders in the state prison system who tested positive for COVID-19 are now presumed to have recovered pursuant to guidance issued yesterday by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Thursday, May 7, 2020

An offender housed at Neuse Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19. This is the fifth coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison.

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

An offender housed at the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19.

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