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Four more Colorado prisoners die after suspected coronavirus infections, bringing pandemic total to 24

The new fatalities come even as active coronavirus cases in Colorado Department of Corrections facilities are decreasing

Located in Canon City, the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility, shown here in a Dec. 9, 2020 photo, is the state’s oldest prison. Built in 1871, it preceded the state’s admission to the Union by five years. (Mike Sweeney, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Four Colorado prison inmates have died since Wednesday after apparently contracting COVID-19, bringing the total number of prisoners in the state whose deaths have been linked to the coronavirus to 24.

The new fatalities come even as active coronavirus cases in Colorado Department of Corrections facilities are decreasing after a spike that matched the worst period of COVID-19 in the state.

Read more via The Colorado Sun.




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