Second ADOC employee dies after testing positive for coronavirus

Second ADOC employee dies after testing positive for coronavirus
A second employee at Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women has died after testing positive for the coronavirus, the Alabama Department of Corrections says. Source: WSFA

WETUMPKA, Ala. (WSFA) - The Alabama Department of Corrections says one of its employees has died after recently testing positive for the coronavirus.

The ADOC says the employee was a staff member at Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka.

This is the second ADOC staff member to die after recently having tested positive for COVID-19. The first staff member was also an employee at Tutwiler Prison.

ADOC reports a separate staff member has also tested positive for the coronavirus, along with one staff member at Limestone Correctional, and one staff member at Bullock County Correctional Facility.

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