Texas Health Officials Undercount COVID-19 Cases by Excluding Some Prisoners Who Tested Positive

Thursday, May 7, 2020

COVID-19 cases have skyrocketed in Texas prisons in recent weeks, with the virus infecting and killing incarcerated people and staff, and likely spreading into nearby communities through the thousands of workers who travel back and forth each day. Yet some confirmed COVID-19 cases in state prisons are being excluded from the Texas health department tally with little explanation from government officials. 

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