Inmates Are 5 Times More Likely To Get Coronavirus Than The General Population, Study SaysThe coronavirus pandemic is ravaging America's jails and prisons, resulting in a higher number of deaths and infection rates than the general population, according to a study from Johns Hopkins University and UCLA's COVID-19 Behind Bars Data Project.
2 More San Quentin Death Row Inmates Die Of Suspected Coronavirus ComplicationsTwo more California death row inmates died Friday from apparent complications of the coronavirus in the midst of an outbreak that has infected about 40% of inmates at San Quentin State Prison, corrections officials said.
19th Inmate Dies In California Prison Related To VirusA 19th inmate in California has died from what appears to be complications from the coronavirus.
1,200 Inmates Quarantined In Fresno Jail; 13 Test Positive For CoronavirusApproximately 1,200 inmates of the North Annex Jail in Fresno were quarantined Friday after over a dozen inmates tested positive for the coronavirus, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office announced.
2 Auburn Jail Inmates Test Positive For Coronavirus; Facility On LockdownThe Auburn Jail is on lockdown after two inmates tested positive for the coronavirus, the Placer County Sheriff's Office announced on Saturday.
Butte County Inmate Tests Positive For Coronavirus; 26 Other Inmates ExposedThe Butte County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that an inmate in the county jail who was previously housed with 26 other inmates has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Sacramento County Jail Inmate Released After Testing Positive For CoronavirusAn inmate at the Sacramento County Main Jail was released from custody after testing positive for the coronavirus, CBS13 confirmed after obtaining an internal email sent to a defense attorney from a federal prosecutor.
California Reports 1st Prison Inmate Death Caused By CoronavirusCalifornia corrections officials announced Sunday the first prison inmate death from complications related to coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Over 200 CDCR Inmates, Employees Test PositiveThe California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced that 115 inmates and 88 employees in their facilities have tested positive for coronavirus as of April 18.
Coronavirus Concerns: Approx. 300 Inmates In Stanislaus County To Be Released Following Statewide Bail OrderApproximately 300 inmates in Stanislaus County will be released on Monday as a result of a statewide emergency order that set bail at zero for lower-level offenses to mitigate the spread of coronavirus in jail populations, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office confirmed on Sunday.
Coronavirus Crime: New Pandemic Protocols Allow Petty Criminals To Avoid Jail TimeNew coronavirus pandemic protocols in Amador County let petty criminals avoid jail when arrested.