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Oklahoma prisons take non-virus infected inmates from county

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is taking custody of healthy inmates from one county jail that reported it was ill-equipped to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, officials said.

Inmates at the Comanche County Detention Center who have two consecutive negative coronavirus tests began being moved to state facilities on Wednesday, the department said in a statement.

County inmates who have tested positive for the virus remain quarantined at the jail in Lawton, about 80 miles (129 kilometers) southwest of Oklahoma City.

Male inmates were taken to a state facility...



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