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June 8th, 2020

Superior Court Judge Vincent Rozier ordered N.C. officials to take additional action to stop the spread of COVID-19 in state prisons. The order forced the state to stop most transfers of incarcerated people and to develop a plan by the end of June to test everyone incarcerated in NC prisons.

As of this date, 5 incarcerated people in state prisons and one prison staff person had died of COVID-19.

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