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California Announces First COVID-Related Death At Folsom State Prison

FOLSOM (CBS13) – A Folsom State Prison inmate has become the first at the facility to die from what appears to be coronavirus-related complications, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced on Sunday.

The inmate died at an outside hospital on Saturday, the CDCR said.

The prison has 527 inmates that are actively positive with COVID-19, according to state prison officials.

No further details were released regarding the inmate's death.

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