Virginia prison officials struck confident tone as COVID-19 spread. Now cases are soaring.

As COVID-19 began to spread in Virginia, the state Department of Corrections said it was “doing everything it can” to keep the virus out of state prisons. “As a large public safety agency, the VADOC is accustomed to managing communicable diseases,” the department said in a March 16 news release. Over the span of about … Continue reading Virginia prison officials struck confident tone as COVID-19 spread. Now cases are soaring.