The Bureau of Prisons says an inmate at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute who had COVID-19 has died, and three others there also have tested positive for the disease.
The bureau said Tuesday that inmate Gregory Phinton Glenn reported chest pains and shortness of breath Sunday.
It says staff immediately took the 56-year-old Glenn to a clinic at the prison. He was transported to a local hospital for further treatment and was pronounced dead by hospital staff following cardiac arrest. The bureau says Glenn tested positive for COVID-19 before going to the hospital.
The U.S. Bureau of Prisons’coronavirus websiteshows that as of Monday three inmates but no staffers have tested positive for COVID-19 at the U.S. Penitentiary.
Nationwide, the website shows that there have been 59 federal inmate deaths but no prison staff member deaths attributed to COVID-19 disease.
But 1,556 federal inmates and 175 Bureau of Prisons staffers have confirmed positive test results for COVID-19, according to the website. As of Monday, 3,144 inmates and 414 staff have recovered from the coronavirus.