Davis Vanguard’s daily update from CDCR’s COVID-19 crisis
As of Mar. 3, 2021, there have been 49,124 confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the CDCR system. Of those cases, 48,074 have been resolved while 225 remain active in custody. There have been 212 deaths across CDCR.
- Only 9 new cases were reported throughout the entire CDCR system. The largest single institution increase occurred at the Central California Women’s Facility, which reported 3 new cases
- The Deuel Vocational Institute reported that 20 active cases have now been resolved.
- 14 CDCR institutions currently report no active cases of COVID-19, doubling from 7 this time last week.
Note: The definition of tested aligns with that prescribed by Johns Hopkins University. The tested count reported by a facility includes the total number of tests for which results have returned and not the total number of tests administered.
Source: The California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) reports COVID-19 information through a daily dashboard that is accessible here – https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/covid19/population-status-tracking/.
By Julietta Bisharyan, Nick Gardner, Jaskiran Soomal, Mengyu Yang & Aparna Komarla
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