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COVID-19/Coronavirus & Connecticut Criminal Courts
COVID-19/Coronavirus & Connecticut Criminal Courts

Update 4/9: Of the 124 Connecticut prisoners tested so far, 46 have tested positive for COVID-19 with 15 testing negative. The rest are awaiting test results. To limit the spread of Coronavirus in its populations, effective April 8, 2020, DOC began transferring inmates who ...

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    Update 4/9: Of the 124 Connecticut prisoners tested so far, 46 have tested positive for COVID-19 with 15 testing negative. The rest are awaiting test results. To limit the spread of Coronavirus in its ...

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