Inmates in North Carolina are testing positive for COVID-19.
An inmate at Johnston Correctional Institution in Smithfield and two at Neuse Correctional Institution in Goldsboro have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Todd Ishee, the state commissioner of prisons.
Ishee also says an inmate at Caledonia Correctional Institution in Halifax County on Wednesday became the first inmate in the state prison system to have a confirmed case of COVID-19.
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