COVID-19 in Correctional and Detention Facilities - United States February-April 2020
Wallace, M., Hagan, L., Curran, K., et al. (2020). COVID-19 in Correctional and Detention Facilities - United States, February-April 2020. (Added 6/12/2020.) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 69(19):587-590.
This report describes reporting from 37 jurisdictions on COVID-19 cases and deaths among those incarcerated or detained and staff members of correctional and detention facilities. The authors emphasize the importance of early case identification, application of infection prevention measures, and adherence to mitigation guidance.