California Prisons Struggle to Stay Safe

Posted on July 30, 2020 9:36 am

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The coronavirus pandemic is making its way into prisons nationwide. That’s particularly true at San Quentin State Prison in California, where more than 50% of the 3,500 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. But there are efforts to release some prisoners early and enact other measures to try to keep inmates safe. Deana Mitchell reports.

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