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Coronavirus vaccines going to at risk Oklahoma inmates

 

March 12, 2021



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is now providing coronavirus vaccinations to its most at-risk inmates.

The first shipment of the vaccine arrived Tuesday and vaccinations began for inmates in infirmaries, others susceptible to the virus and inmates 65 and older, the department said in a late Thursday statement.

There are about 21,600 inmates in state custody and a reported 7,301 have tested positive for the virus, according to the department's website. The department reports 49 deaths possibly due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

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