Prison inmates in Washington state protest after virus diagnosis

Prison inmates in Washington state protest after virus diagnosis

Nearly 200 inmates at the Monroe Correctional Complex in Washington state have staged a protest after six fellow prisoners tested positive for the coronavirus. The inmates and their families had reportedly raised concerns about the living conditions after the cases were detected. Over a hundred inmates were in the same minimum-security area as the infected prisoners who are currently in isolation.

KCooper
KCooper
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I'm not suprised people being kept in close quarters are scared and protesting. Prisons have the worst conditions for preventing the spread of something like this. People are acting crazy, stupid, and violent even in places like supermarkets when there is no need to. We can take this seriously without panicking and we have to get it under control everywhere. We can't just let areas we don't care about be active hotspots that allow it to spread, kill people, and reinfect the general population.

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