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National report: NC prisons score an ‘F’ on COVID responses
North Carolina’s prison system lags in reducing the incarcerated population during the COVID-19 pandemic and controlling infections, according to a report released Wednesday by the Prison Policy Initiative, a criminal justice research think tank.

Researchers at the nonprofit graded states based on 30 criteria related to responses to COVID-19 in prisons, including population reduction, disease control and death rate, and vaccination, as well as other policies for mitigating health risks in these congregate-living settings. https://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2021/09/01/national-report-nc-prisons-score-an-f-on-covid-responses/