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ADOC COVID-19 Preparedness Update

ADOC COVID-19 Updates

September 14, 2021


Daryl Somerville, a 57-year-old inmate serving a life sentence for first-degree rape out of Tuscaloosa County at Ventress Correctional Facility in Clayton, Alabama, passed away on September 6. Inmate Somerville, who suffered from multiple, end-stage, pre-existing medical conditions, tested positive for COVID-19 on August 23 and was transferred to a local hospital. On September 3, he was discharged back to the facility’s infirmary, where he remained until his passing.

The ADOC has confirmed that thirty-six (36) additional inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 as of September 10:

  • Donaldson Correctional Facility (Bessemer, Alabama) – twelve (12) inmates
  • Draper Quarantine Intake Facility (Elmore, Alabama) – seven (7) inmates
  • Elmore Correctional Facility (Elmore, Alabama) – twelve (12) inmates
  • Holman Correctional Facility (Atmore, Alabama) – two (2) inmates
  • Ventress Correctional Facility – three (3) inmates
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ADOC COVID-19 TESTING (Update September 10, 2021)

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