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San Quentin faces California’s deadliest prison outbreak after latest Covid fatalities – The Guardian

Officials have announced three deaths since Sunday as the state’s oldest prison grapples with 168 positive cases

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The Covid-19 death toll at Californias San Quentin state prison hit 22 on Tuesday, in the deadliest of several outbreaks that have hit prisons across the state.
Prison officials announced the most recent death on Tuesday morning. Authorities did not make public the name of the victim but said the prisoner died at a hospital. Over the weekend, authorities had announced the 20th and 21st deaths. The first announcement was of the death of Orlando Romero, the ninth person on San Quentins death row …

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