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Old 03-27-2020, 12:06 PM
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The GA DOC has reported the first death of an inmate. The 49 yr old was one of the first inmates at Lee SP to contract the virus and died on Mar 26th at a local hospital.

Also, there is a new confirmed case at Philips SP in Buford, GA and four staff members at unknown facilities (why GA DOC won't share their locations is beyond me) have also tested positive.

More details here.

Stay safe everyone.

Advocacy groups are sending letters to all officials urging them to:
limit pre-trial detention for non-violent offenses,
expedite release of people at high risk of virus & low risk of reoffending,
order medical furloughs & compassionate release,
release of people in pre-trial detention or within 6 months of release.


Hopefully they will enact some of these (or all) & help our loved ones be as safe as possible. This will also help protect those people working in the system so they stay healthy & stop further spread in the communities where they live.
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