Inmate at South Camp Adult Correctional Centre dies from COVIDWednesday, February 24, 2021
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has confirmed that a female inmate of the South Camp Adult Correctional Centre passed away yesterday at the Kingston Public Hospital, after being hospitalised with COVID-19 symptoms on February 19.
The Independent Commission of Investigations has been informed of this development and the inmate's next of kin have been contacted, The DCS said in a statement.
The DCS said another inmate from the facility was admitted to hospital today with symptoms of COVID-19.
"Updates will be made... as they become available," The DCS said.
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