The power struggle: COVID in prisons

The power struggle: COVID in prisons

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There have been outbreaks of COVID-19 in more than half of UK prisons and many are running on skeleton staff. The pandemic has forced the prison estate to move to ‘an exceptional delivery mode’.

One prisoner claimed they were kept in their cells for more than 23 hours a day with limited access to hygiene facilities, forcing them to dispose of human waste in plastic bags and bottles.

There are signs that prisons could be epicentres for infection with small, enclosed areas and a lack of ... See More

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