Two additional inmate deaths announced by Dept. of Correction
Delaware’s Department of Correction says two more inmates at Vaughn Correctional Center have died from COVID-19.
69-year-old Richard Roth and 64-year-old Peter Schellinger had multiple underlying conditions in addition to COVID-19.
A total of six inmates have died during the pandemic. All were from Vaughn prison.
DOC also says three more inmates at Vaughn have tested positive – along with two correctional officers there.
In all, 139 inmates have tested positive to date. 59 have recovered.
80 correctional officers, staff and contract workers have tested positive overall – with 12 recovered.