First COVID-19 death reported at SCI Muncy

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MUNCY, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) reported the first COVID-19 related death at SCI Muncy, on Tuesday.

The DOC says a 62-year-old inmate, who had underlying medical conditions, was taken to the hospital where she tested positive for the coronavirus. She died five days later.

The inmate was serving a 10 to 40-year sentence for burglary. She had been at SCI Muncy since 2013.

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