Inmates transferred from Chino to San Quentin prison, brought coronavirus with them

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San Quentin prison was free of COVID-19 for months, until busloads of inmates from a Chino facility transferred there. Photo by Jitze Couperus (CC BY 2.0).

About 2600 California inmates have tested positive for coronavirus. About 1000 are at one facility: San Quentin in Marin County. San Quentin was coronavirus-free for months. But the disease started spreading after busloads of inmates from a Chino facility were transferred there to help reduce crowding.