COVID-19 in Philly: Cases among city inmates declining, officials say

BY: - May 13, 2020

Officials said the coronavirus epidemic in Philadelphia appears to be stabilizing. Fifteen more deaths were confirmed in the previous day.

Former Pa. Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell tested positive for COVID-19 after being released early from prison

BY: - April 21, 2020

By The Philadelphia Tribune PHILADELPHIA — Former state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell tested positive for the coronavirus days after being released from Philadelphia county jail. She’s one of the hundreds of inmates not being tested before getting sent home early in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. She says the jail does temperature checks […]

COVID-19 in Philly: Protesters mark first death of Philadelphia jail inmate

BY: - April 16, 2020

Organizers continue to demand that a mass release of specific categories of detainees take place to prevent spread of the illness and more deaths.

Philly DA, chief defender praise state prison release program, urge Wolf to go further

BY: - April 14, 2020

Prisoners qualifying for a Wolf administration executive order could start being released as soon as Tuesday, officials said.