Deerfield Correctional Center reports 15th inmate death from COVID-19


SOUTHAMPTON, Va. (WRIC/WFXR) — Data from the Virginia Department of Corrections shows that 15 inmates at Deerfield Correctional Center have died due to complications from the coronavirus.

In addition, as of Sunday, Sept. 27, the department says there are 368 inmates with COVID-19 currently at Deerfield Correctional Center and 14 battling the virus in the hospital.

WFXR’s sister station is continuing to investigate the spread of the virus at Deerfield.

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