COVID-19 in Connecticut Prisons and Jails: #FreeThemNowCT
As Connecticut continues to confront COVID-19, Governor Ned Lamont and state officials have failed to develop a comprehensive plan to tackle the crisis of the novel coronavirus in jails and prisons. As a result, COVID-19 continues to spread in correctional facilities in Connecticut—and deaths of incarcerated people continues to rise. It is time for Connecticut to follow the recommendations of health experts and the demands of impacted families — the state must decarcerate now, and develop a coherent plan to keep incarcerated people safe in the midst of a pandemic.
Read our #FreeThemNowCT fact sheet here.