DOCCS reports new numbers of coronavirus cases in state prisons

WNYT Staff
Created: April 09, 2020 06:02 PM

The cases of coronavirus in New York State prisons has increased.

381 Department of Corrections and Community Supervision employees have tested positive for the virus.

62 inmates have also tested positive.

The DOCCS has not released how many cases are at each of the local prisons.

The department has reported six coronavirus-related deaths including a civilian employee, two inmates whose official cause of death is pending and three parolees.

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