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    Two more San Quentin inmates have died of suspected complications from COVID-19, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Monday. The inmates, who had been hospitalized, died outside the prison on Saturday. Their names were not released “to protect individual medical privacy,” the CDCR said in a statement. No other information was provided. As of Monday, 1,925 prisoners at the prison had contracted the virus and 10 had died. Of those who tested positive, 410 patients have recovered, according...
    SAN QUENTIN (CBS SF) — Three more inmates at San Quentin State prison died over the weekend from what appear to be complications related to COVID-19, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Two San Quentin inmates died on Saturday and the third died on Sunday, each at outside hospitals, CDCR said. No additional information about the inmates was forthcoming because of individual medical privacy concerns. The three weekend deaths bring the San Quentin coronavirus death toll to nine...
    SAN QUENTIN (CBS13) – Two more prisoners of San Quentin State Prison died Saturday from complications related to the coronavirus, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced on Sunday. The identities of the individuals were not released, but officials said they died at outside hospitals. As of Sunday, at least nine coronavirus-related deaths among inmates have been reported at San Quentin. As of this weekend, over 2,100 inmates and staff at San Quentin have been confirmed positive for COVID-19,...
    SAN QUENTIN (CBS SF) — The COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison continued to escalate Sunday with more than 1,600 active cases among inmates and staff. According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation COVID-19 tracker, the number of active cases among inmates had increased to 1,485 by Sunday. Another 27 inmates had been released from the facility while infected, 372 inmates once infected had recovered and seven inmates have died. While many inmates had been refusing to...
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    SAN RAFAEL (KPIX) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that roughly 8,000 prisoners will be released to try to contain the COVID-19 outbreak at state prisons. Those who have been advocating for early release of certain inmates say this is a step in the right direction but only a hundred or so are expected to be released from San Quentin, where more than 1,600 inmates have been infected with coronavirus. Jacques Verduin, the founder of GRIP — Guiding Rage...
    Tents for treating COVID-19 patients at San Quentin prisonJustin Sullivan/Getty For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones newsletters.Up to 8,000 incarcerated people across California will be released by the end of August in response to the COVID-19 crisis in the state’s prison system, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said on Friday. The newest release plan—announced as corrections officials struggle to cope with an explosive and deadly outbreak at San Quentin State Prison in...
    California will release around 8,000 prison inmates early in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus in state correctional facilities, with more than half expected to return to society by the end of July, officials said Friday. The move will allow prisons to use the extra space to impose social distancing rules, isolation and quarantine measures, the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement. “These actions are taken to provide for the health and safety of...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The state corrections department says they will grant an early release to an estimated 8,000 more inmates to protect its vulnerable population and staff from COVID-19. The 8,000 inmates could be eligible for release by the end of August under the new measures, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Decompressing facilities would allow state prisons to implement physical distancing, isolation and quarantine efforts. SAN QUENTIN, CALIFORNIA – JULY 08: A view of a...
    Gov. Gavin Newsom is set to released upward of 8,000 state prison inmates, primarily low-level offenders and older inmates, in response to surging COVID-19 infections in California prisons, highlighted by a dramatic virus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison, according to multiple sources familiar with the imminent decision. The releases, which will occur over the next several weeks, were decided after relentless pressure was put on Newsom to take drastic action to stem the spread of the virus in the...
    A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer wears a protective mask as he stands guard at the front gate of San Quentin State Prison on June 29, 2020 (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) After the coronavirus pandemic has now infected more than 1,800 inmates and staff, San Quentin State Prison has converted a warehouse and erected tents to treat the ill.  There are currently nine tents that have been set up on the prison’s baseball field. Each...
    SAN FRANCISCO — A California death row inmate had his sentence reduced to life with a chance of parole after San Francisco’s district attorney called capital punishment “undeniably cruel.” Clifford Bolden, 65, was the last San Francisco person on death row at San Quentin State Prison. On Tuesday, a judge approved a plea deal resentencing him to 47 years to life, making him eligible for parole when he is 79, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. In return, Bolden won’t pursue...
    (CNN)Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing mounting pressure to release inmates as corrections officials scramble to contain outbreaks of coronavirus at state prisons. The outbreak at San Quentin State Prison, where more than half of the Covid-19 cases in state prisons have been reported, has claimed the lives of at least seven incarcerated people, according to a tally from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.It is incredibly frustrating that we had one person make the decision to transfer a few...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Quentin death row inmate had his sentence reduced to life with a chance of parole after San Francisco’s district attorney called capital punishment “undeniably cruel.” Clifford Bolden, 65, was the last San Francisco person on death row at San Quentin State Prison. On Tuesday, a judge approved a plea deal resentencing him to 47 years to life, making him eligible for parole when he is 79, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. In return, Bolden won’t...
    SAN QUENTIN (KPIX 5) — Demonstrators gathered at San Quentin State Prison Thursday as the worsening coronavirus outbreak tallied still more infections. More than 1,300 inmates, about 40 percent of the entire population, have tested positive for COVID-19. Seven condemned inmates have died. Inmates’ family members, elected officials, health care providers were among those rallying outside San Quentin, immersed in a coronavirus outbreak so severe it’s putting pressure on Bay Area hospitals. “This is not about ‘Oh, they did a...
    As the coronavirus rages through California’s crowded prisons, Gov. Gavin Newsom faces mounting criticism over his administration’s handling of the health crisis affecting state prison populations — including at San Quentin, now the center of the one of the country’s most dire COVID-19 outbreaks. In total, there have been 1,314 infections and seven deaths among inmates at the Marin County prison as of Thursday afternoon. That includes four reported deaths over the July 4 weekend, which led Gov. Newsom Monday...
    SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (KGO) -- Today, a coalition of advocates and lawmakers called Stop San Quentin Outbreak is at San Quentin State Prison to demand Gov. Gavin Newsom take action to fight the COVID-19 crisis at the prison.Activists are calling for the release of prisoners who are older or medically vulnerable. They say this will leave more room at the prison for social distancing and help stop the spread of coronavirus. They have invited Gov. Newsom to visit the prison...
    SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (KGO) -- Today, a coalition of advocates and lawmakers called Stop San Quentin Outbreak will gather at San Quentin State Prison. They will demand Gov. Gavin Newsom take action to fight the COVID-19 crisis at the prison. A press conference is scheduled for noon.Activists are calling for the release of prisoners who are older or medically vulnerable. They say this will leave more room at the prison for social distancing and help stop the spread of coronavirus....
    SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (KGO) -- Today, a coalition of advocates and lawmakers called Stop San Quentin Outbreak will gather at San Quentin State Prison. They will demand Gov. Gavin Newsom take action to fight the COVID-19 crisis at the prison. A press conference is scheduled for noon.Activists are calling for the release of prisoners who are older or medically vulnerable. They say this will leave more room at the prison for social distancing and help stop the spread of coronavirus....
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The outbreak of COVID-19 is having a major impact across the world but also in cities across Northern California. A shelter-in-place has been issued in the Bay Area, along with a similar order statewide.The latest number of confirmed cases in the U.S. can be found at the CDCs 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)Join anchor Kristen Sze for ABC7s new daily, interactive newscast about the...
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    (CBS DETROIT) – Quentin Degreaffenried’s family is mourning his sudden death. “Quentin. Quentin is something else. The life of the party. So loving, so charming, so giving,” said the victim’s aunt Adrienne Hayes. They say he died by the hands of his lover Deontez Jones. “He had reached out to a couple of people that we knew and he was trying to one minute say he didn’t do it and then another minute saying it was an accident,” said...
    By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and DON THOMPSON SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More California inmates keep dying of apparent complications of the coronavirus, officials said Wednesday, as Gov. Gavin Newsom met with a federal judge who has personally appealed for widespread early releases to allow for more separation among prisoners. Another California death row inmate at San Quentin State Prison near San Francisco died Tuesday in the midst of an outbreak that has infected about 40% of inmates there. And an...
    MARIN COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- San Quentin State Prison is suffering one of the nations biggest coronavirus outbreaks yet, and it is straining hospitals across the Bay Area.Just weeks ago, San Quentin reported no cases of COVID-19. The ABC7 I-Team has the inside story of how infected inmates came from another prison, and caught San Quentin officials off guard.RELATED: San Quentin death row inmate dies amid coronavirus outbreak at prisonThe I-Teams Dan Noyes spoke with an inmate, not at San...
    A condemned inmate at San Quentin State Prison has become the fourth prisoner on the state’s death row to die since Friday from complications of COVID-19, authorities said. David Reed, 60, died Tuesday at an outside hospital, according to a statement from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Condemned San Quentin inmate David Reed, 60, died from Tuesday from complications of the coronavirus, authorities said.  His death follows that of Dewayne Michael Carey, 59; Scott Thomas Erskine, 57; and...