BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A second Maryland correctional officer has died due to the coronavirus, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Monday.
Both of the officers who died worked at Central Booking in Baltimore, the department said.
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A second Maryland correctional officer has died from the #coronavirus. The officer worked in a Baltimore facility. 11 inmates have died statewide since the pandemic began.
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Statewide, 874 inmates and 697 staff members at correctional facilities have tested positive for COVID-19. Eleven inmates have died.