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Placing prisoners with COVID-19 at Northern Correctional Institution is barbaric

The Department of Correction’s plan of moving prisoners with COVID-19 to Northern Correctional Institution is nothing short of barbaric.  DOC claims that Northern is ideal for, among other reasons, the cells have solid metal doors that will prevent the virus from spreading.  In fact, those solid metal doors are among one of the chief reasons that the plan violates the civil and human rights of those prisoners.