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VICE Discovers What It’s Like To Be In Prison During Coronavirus

Written by on 3 Apr 2020

Coronavirus is spreading in the U.S. state and federal prison system. There inmates and their families say corrections facilities aren’t taking enough precautions.

VICE News spoke to an incarcerated man serving a life sentence inside one of California’s facilities. He asked us to withhold his name because he has a contraband cell phone and is afraid of repercussions.

In that state, at least 27 workers within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation system have tested positive for COVID-19. Watch the full video below.

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