San Quentin State Prison

Megan Goldsby
July 04, 2020 - 3:38 pm
According to the California Department of Corrections, a San Quentin State Prison death row inmate died Saturday from what appear to be complications related to COVID-19. This follows the deaths of two other San Quentin inmates Friday. The growing outbreak at the prison does increase the risk to...
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A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer wears a protective mask as he stands guard at the front gate of San Quentin State Prison on June 29, 2020 in San Quentin, California.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
July 01, 2020 - 10:23 pm
The Marin County Coroner is investigating whether the Wednesday afternoon death of a condemned inmate at San Quentin State Prison is related to complications from COVID-19.
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Hundreds of inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus at San Quentin State Prison
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 01, 2020 - 10:17 am
Over 1,100 inmates at San Quentin are now infected with the virus, a prison that is already at 117% capacity. Tents have gone up on the prison grounds in anticipation of a 125 bed mobile hospital, something that has inmates worried. While officials say they have added workers and increased testing...
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Holly Quan
June 30, 2020 - 10:02 am
As the outbreak at San Quentin State Prison grows, family members say inmates still do not have the PPE and sanitary supplies they need and information from inside the prison is sparse.
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A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer wears a protective mask as he stands guard at the front gate of San Quentin State Prison on June 29, 2020 in San Quentin, California.
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Tim Ryan
June 30, 2020 - 8:40 am
There are growing calls to treat the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison as a disaster, just like a flood, fire or earthquake.
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Hundreds of inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus at San Quentin State Prison
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
June 29, 2020 - 2:17 pm
The latest numbers released early Monday show 1,011 active cases behind the walls of San Quentin, of which a staggering 973 have been reported in the last 14 days.
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Hundreds of inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus at San Quentin State Prison
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Melissa Culross
June 27, 2020 - 3:59 pm
A Marin County lawmaker is speaking out as the coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison has exploded over the last two weeks.
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Tim Ryan
June 25, 2020 - 10:02 am
A medical team from UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco warned top health officials in the Department of Corrections weeks ago that San Quentin prison had “profoundly inadequate resources” to keep COVID-19 from exploding behind bars.
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Hundreds of inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus at San Quentin State Prison
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KCBS Radio Morning News
June 24, 2020 - 10:55 am
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit San Quentin State Prison hard. The number of confirmed cases has more than doubled since Sunday with with 407 inmates and 43 staff members now testing positive.
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Hundreds of inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus at San Quentin State Prison
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Bob Butler
June 22, 2020 - 10:32 am
More than 200 inmates and staff members at the San Quentin State Prison have tested positive for the coronavirus since the beginning of June and North Bay State Assemblyman Marc Levine tells KCBS Radio the outbreak is linked to another outbreak at a state prison in Chino, CA.
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