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Covid-19 And Prisons In Europe

There was no barrier to Covid-19 transmission in Greek prisons

By , , |May 18th, 2022|Tags: , |

The spread of coronavirus in Greek prisons was 1.4 times faster than in the general population during July-February 2022. The occupancy rate increased during the pandemic, and one in three prisoners is estimated to have contracted the coronavirus to date.

Overcrowding, isolation, and shrinking of human rights in Greek prisons

By |March 21st, 2022|Tags: , |

During the first months of the pandemic, the spread of the virus in Greek prisons appeared to have been limited. Today it is estimated that one in three inmates has contracted coronavirus, despite the fact that correctional facilities were operating under a strict lockdown. What went wrong?

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