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× BuCor: Inmate died of TB, other complications not COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) has denied reports that an inmate in the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) but of other complications --- but insisted that the body did not get tested for the virus as recommended by prison doctors.

BuCor spokesperson Gabriel Chaclag confirmed that a prisoner died on March 25 at the NBP…