Dept. of Correction reports additional CT inmate death from coronavirus complications

Connecticut

(WTNH) — A Connecticut inmate has died from complications related to COVID-19, according to the state Department of Correction.

The 69-year-old man lost his battle with COVID-19 early Saturday morning. He had been transferred to an outside hospital for treatment on Dec. 21.

At least 13 other CT inmates have died due to COVID-19 complications since the pandemic began.

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Due to medical privacy laws, the individual has not been released at this time.

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