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Short Update: The state of the spread of COVID-19 in French prisons

FairTrialsAdmin - April 29, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, prison conditions

According to the French National Prison Administration (administration pénitentiaire), as of 14th April 2020: 

  • Among prison staff, 204 agents tested positive to the virus and 465 presented symptoms without having yet been tested;  

  • Among detainees, 76 tested positive and 433 presented symptoms. 

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