COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Federal and State Prisons Significantly Higher Than in U.S. Population

July 8, 2020 – A new analysis led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the number of U.S. prison residents who tested positive for COVID-19 was 5.5 times higher than the general U.S. population, with a prisoner case rate of 3,251 per 100,000 residents as compared to 587 cases […]

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