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Overcrowding, aging facilities contributed to COVID surges in state’s prison system, report says

Overcrowding, aging facilities and a lack of coordination led to nearly 80,000 COVID-19 cases across the state’s prison system, according to a report from the University of California, San Francisco, and UC Berkeley. The report found that while the state’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation achieved some successes in curbing the virus’ spread – including […]