A look at COVID in Pa.’s correctional facilities | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The COVID dashboard on the Department of Corrections' website confirmed 1,989 active inmate cases across Pennsylvania and 935 active staff positives as of Monday evening.
Without comprehensive testing, detention facilities will become epicenters of the pandemic | Opinion
More than 20,000 people in detention have been infected with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and more than 300 have died from their infection.
COVID-19 in Philly: Krasner outlines steps for early release of inmates during clergy-sponsored talk
District Attorney Larry Krasner offered a three-step process to improve the situation, saying his plan would have the desired impact during this public health crisis.
Gov. Wolf has the power to avert a public health disaster in Pa.’s prisons | Opinion
Gov. Tom Wolf has the ability to release more people from the state prisons right now by using his constitutionally enshrined power of reprieve.