Officials: 2nd Oregon inmate dies after contracting COVID-19

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a person imprisoned at the Snake River Correctional Institution in Ontario died Wednesday after contracting COVID-19. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the death marks the second death of a person who tested positive for the virus in custody of the Oregon Department of Corrections. Officials say the inmate who died, a man between the ages of 60 and 70, was tested on Tuesday. His test results, which came back Friday, confirmed that he had contracted the virus. The Department of Corrections did not release his name or exact cause of death.