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San Quentin prison inmate dies of COVID-19 complications

September 26, 2020 GMT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prison officials on Saturday reported the 27th death of a San Quentin State Prison inmate from apparent complications of COVID-19.

The prisoner, who was not identified, died Friday at an outside hospital, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement.

San Quentin currently has three prisoners who are positive for COVID-19.