First Virginia inmate dies after contracting COVID-19: DOC
RICHMOND, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - A woman incarcerated at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women in Goochland has died after contracting coronavirus.
The Virginia Department of Corrections says the 49-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital on April 4 where she tested positive. Officials say she had underlying health conditions that included asthma and Hepatitis-C.
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The woman had been hospitalized until her death on Tuesday morning, according to the DOC.
Officials say she had been serving a nine-year sentence and was set to be released in mid-2023.
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