Sixth prisoner found with coronavirus in Colon jail

(MENAFN- Newsroom Panama) ANOTHER Five other inmates at the Nueva Esperanza prison in Colón tested positive for COVID-19, official sources reported. Bringing the number of inmates infected with the virua  to six.

The the Penitentiary System directorate  has released a fourth list of 33 inmates who qualify for a reduction in sentence, 26 of them belong to Nueva Esperanza.

Sources of the Penitentiary System say  that the inmates of Nueva Esperanza who have tested positive have been transferred to the former Basilio Lakas juvenile center. The minors who were there were transferred to a new shelter.



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