The Jessup Correctional Institution in Maryland is suffering a COVID-19 case spike, raising fears of a widespread outbreak among inmates and raising questions about safety precautions in place inside the prison. Jessup is one of the state’s largest and most secured prison facilities, but the latest wave of coronavirus cases has infiltrated and spread inside the prison and several...
Inmates are locked away without visits from family or friends during the pandemic, but they’re not immune to getting the coronavirus. The News4 I-Team uncovered an increase in cases at some of our area’s largest prisons. Scott MacFarlane reports some think they know what might have contributed to the spike.