California to release up to 8,000 prisoners to curb spread of coronavirus

California to release up to 8,000 prisoners to curb spread of coronavirus

California to release up to 8,000 prisoners to curb spread of coronavirus

Prison officials have announced California will release up to 8,000 people from state prisons to curb the spread of Covid-19 throughout the institutions. Officials on Friday announced three separate efforts, approved by the governor, Gavin Newsom, that they say will decrease the prison population by 8,ooo by the end of August.

By Miki