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ODOC: All Inmates Secured to Their Cells to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Posted at 11:45 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 00:45:53-04

Inmates across the state of the Oklahoma are being kept in their cells to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says this is for the protection of the inmate, not discipline.

Prison staff will deliver food, medicine and other items to inmates to limit group gatherings.

ODOC also says staff will make schedules for phone calls and showers.

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