Illinois Ranks Top Ten For COVID-19 Cases, Deaths In Prisons

An analysis by The New York Times and The Marshall Project ranks Illinois in the top ten for COVID-19 cases and deaths in prisons.  The Marshall Project reports that Illinois ranks seventh in total inmate cases, with over ten-thousand positive tests.  The analysis ranks Illinois eighth in deaths with 88 total.  More than 392-thousand prisoners nationwide have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began.