The General Administration of Relations and Security Media of the Ministry of Interior stated that regarding the death of one of the inmates in the central prison as a result of exposure to complications from the emerging corona virus and other chronic diseases she suffers from.

The administration explains that by intensifying the health care provided to the inmates of the central prison and examining them periodically, it was found that an infection of the new corona virus in one of the inmates in the central prison was at the age of 59 years and was suffering from other pathological complications and shortness of breath.

Immediately, the necessary health and medical measures and measures were taken towards it, and then she was transferred to Al-Farwania Hospital on 15/6/2020, and she passed away on Monday 22/6/2020 after her hospitalization seven days ago.

The department confirms that the correctional institutions sector and the implementation of rulings apply all precautionary, preventive and health measures to prevent the spread of the virus in addition to the plans in place to control the health situation inside the prison by the Ministry of Health, as the sector is working in full compliance with the health authorities instructions in order to ensure the health and safety of inmates.