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Short Update: Almost 700 COVID-19 infections reported in Ecuadorean prisons

FairTrialsAdmin - July 20, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, prison conditions

Since the beginning of the pandemic 699 prisoners have tested positive for coronavirus in Ecuadorean prisons, 10 prisoners have died of coronavirus and a further 11 deaths are suspected to be a result of coronavirus. Humanitarian organizations in Ecuador have called on the government to take steps to avoid the spread of coronavirus within the prison system.  

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