USA - Arizona. At least 8 death row prisoners tested positive for COVID-19, 1 died (Alfonso Salazar)

05 August 2020 :

In Arizona, at least 8 death row prisoners have tested positive for COVID-19, including Alfonso Salazar, who died in April from complications of COVID-19, said attorney Dale Baich, who leads death penalty appeals in the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Arizona. Baich confirmed the cases in his role as a lawyer representing the inmates. The Arizona prisons department declined comment, citing the confidentiality of inmate medical records.


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