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Prisons contribute to racial imbalance in COVID-19 impact in NC

By Jordan Wilkie Carolina Public Press One in five people who have been in North Carolina’s prisons since March have tested positive for COVID-19, matching the national average for prison infections. One in four prison staff members have tested positive, according to data from the N.C. Department of Public Safety, which oversees state prisons. That’s […]