Active COVID-19 cases rise to highest in the state at Tabor City prison

TABOR CITY, NC (WWAY) — Tabor Correctional Institution currently has the most active COVID-19 cases among prisons in North Carolina.

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, a total of 221 Tabor Correctional inmates have tested positive for the virus, 61 of which are presumed recovered.

As of Monday afternoon, there are currently 165 inmates with COVID-19.

In comparison, the New Hanover Correctional Center has 28 active cases, Columbus Correctional has one, and Pender Correctional has seven.

Click here to see the numbers reported from the NC Department of Public Safety. 

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