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Florida state prisons 2nd in nation for inmate COVID deaths

COVID-19 has killed 154 inmates in Florida state prisons since at least April. That's second nationwide to Texas, where 161 inmates have died of...

Some FL prisons will reopen to visitation; inmate COVID-19 death toll...

Some of the 86,000+ state inmates in Florida who have been denied visitation for more than six months to mitigate the spread of coronavirus...

COVID-19 death toll rises in Florida prisons; inmate advocates demonstrate, families...

The official death toll from COVID-19 among state prison inmates in Florida rose Friday to 89, spanning cases in 25 of the Department of...

State prisons: FL lawmakers intensify calls for low-security inmate releases...

As COVID-19 spreads through Florida's state prisons, a group of lawmakers who have visited the prisons said it is increasingly urgent that state leaders...

The ‘Florida Five’ inmates insist they’re innocent and want to be...

Five state inmates insisting they are innocent of the crimes for which they are serving prison time want the Florida Cabinet to meet next...

COVID in state prisons: More than 15,000 inmates quarantined or in...

More than 15,000 inmates in Florida's prisons were in medical isolation or medical quarantine Wednesday after exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, or after known exposure...

In FL state prisons, 28 dead of COVID-19, thousands in quarantine...

Up to 28 inmates have died in Florida's state prisons, while nearly 7,500 are in medical quarantine and 512 in medical isolation exhibiting symptoms...

Southern Poverty Law Center sues for access to state prison records...

The Southern Poverty Law Center is demanding public records about state inmates at risk of contracting COVID-19 behind bars and is suing the Florida...

Most COVID-19 infections in rural counties are often in state prisons

As state prison authorities expand testing among inmates and employees, the extent of COVID-19 behind bars is becoming evident, even in prisons in rural...

State prisons report more COVID-19 flareups; death toll at nine

Two additional state prisons are reporting outbreaks of COVID-19, according to the Florida Department of Corrections, which said it is ramping up supplies of...

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