New Report Shows Relaxed COVID Safety Protocols Has Led To Spike In California Prisons

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A new report from the state’s inspector general shows lax enforcement of COVID-19 safety protocols in California prisons led to a spike in cases among inmates. Inspector General Roy Wesley says prison officials did a poor job requiring inmates to wear masks to slow the spread of the virus and to maintain a safe distance from one another. More than 15,000 inmates have been infected and 76 have died as outbreaks plagued several state prisons.