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Short Update: At least 6 persons on the death row died from COVID-19 in California

FairTrialsAdmin - July 10, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Prison conditions

A US detained person who had been on California’s death row since 2001 died on 7 July at an outside hospital from what appear to be complications related to COVID-19. California's Governor has imposed an official moratorium on death penalty since March 2019, with no executions taking place since 2006. Reports indicate that at least 6 persons on the death row have died from coronavirus infection in California.  

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