Richmond Times-Dispatch: Ten inmates at Deerfield Correctional Center now dead from COVID-19

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Ten inmates at Deerfield Correctional Center now dead from COVID-19. “Ten inmates with COVID-19 at the Deerfield Correctional Center have now died. The rural Southside prison holds many elderly and otherwise vulnerable inmates. With 925 inmates, Deerfield has an assisted living unit and infirmary and holds many of the state prison system’s elderly and medically impaired offenders. Many of the inmates at Deerfield sleep in dormitories, making social distancing difficult if not impossible.”

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