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Incarcerated man who tested positive for COVID-19 dies at Boise hospital

A 53-year-old incarcerated man who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at a Boise hospital.

A rapid COVID-19 test gave a positive result for the man on Oct. 23. The man never displayed the symptoms of the disease. Prior to the test he was diagnosed with other health conditions.

The man was transported from Idaho State Correctional Institution to a Boise hospital at 6:49 p.m., Wednesday. He was pronounced dead at 9:23 a.m., Thursday.

Idaho State Correctional Institution is a 1,429-bed, men's correctional facility south of Boise.

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