It says the inmate was between 55 and 66 years old.
The DOC says anyone entering it’s properties are required to wear a mask.
It says institutions continue to clean and disinfect numerous times a day.
This brings the number of in custody deaths in Oregon to 29.
There have been 2,904 positive cases of COVID-19 department wide.
NBC5 News reporter Mariah Mills is a Medford native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s Degree in journalism. She also minored in sociology.
In school, she covered Oregon athletics for the student-run television station, Duck TV. When she’s not reporting, she’s reading, hiking and rooting for her favorite teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Oregon Ducks.