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Augusta Correctional Center COVID-19 update: 64 new inmate positives

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The Virginia Department of Corrections COVID-19 dashboard provided more grim news from Augusta Correctional Center late Monday.

The facility is reporting 64 new positive tests among inmates since the last update on Sunday, pushing the total to 396.

Five COVID-19 positive inmates have been hospitalized, with one death reported at the medium-security state prison, which has a working capacity of 1,323.

There is also a single new COVID-19 positive among staff being reported tonight on the VADOC dashboard, bringing the staff total to 66.

Story by Chris Graham

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