With deaths of prison staffers, Ohio increases its footprint with system overrun with COVID-19

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio has more coronavirus infections in its prison system than any other state, according to data compiled by the Associated Press and The Marshall Project, a non-profit newsroom that focuses on criminal justice.While the figures are based on limited testing and were last updated a week ago, the figures show that Ohio trails only New York and Texas when it comes to another category — the number of prison staffers who have become infected during the coronavirus pandemic.This week, Ohio moved up in another category — tying New York and trailing Texas — with the number of prison staffers who have died from the disease, according to a 10 Investigates review of the data.Texas leads the nation with seven deaths of prison staffers. Ohio and...

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With deaths of prison staffers, Ohio increases its footprint with system overrun with COVID-19

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