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April 10, 2020

Tracking COVID cases in juvenile facilities in incarceration nation

I was pleased to hear this morning from Josh Rovner at The Sentencing Project who reported that TSP is working on a webpage to track the incidence of the coronavirus in juvenile facilities.  As that site is being constructed, Josh has be posting information daily on the ever-growing number of COVID cases on his twitter page:

Tracking Youth (as of April 9: "At minimum, 46 YOUTHS in juvenile facilities have tested positive for #COVID19, a three-person increase from yesterday. There are cases in 11 states.")

Tracking Staff (as of April 9: "There have been 65 known #COVID19 cases among staff members working at #juvenilejustice facilities, ten more than yesterday (eight of these ten are in New York; the others are in Illinois and Nebraska). There are cases among facility staff in 23 states.)

AFTERNOON UPDATE New data as of April 10:



April 10, 2020 at 11:23 AM | Permalink


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