Daily Archives: April 10, 2020

DC DOC Reports Six New COVID-19 Cases Among Inmates

Six more people in D.C. Department of Corrections custody tested positive for COVID-19 Friday. There are now 39 DOC residents who are in quarantine after testing positive, D.C. DOC said in a statement. Eight have recovered and are back in the general population. Of the six new positive cases, five residents were previously in quarantine at the Correctional Treatment Facility…

Several Inmates to Be Released Early From DC Jail

Thirty-six inmates are eligible to be released early from the D.C. Jail after Mayor Muriel Bowser granted 75 days of additional good time credits Friday. Good time credits allow a prisoner’s sentence to be reduced.  This grant follows the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020, which was passed March 17. Half of the 36 eligible inmates will be able…