More than 200 inmates and guards have been infected with the coronavirus at Rencheng Prison in Shandong province. Photo: Handout More than 200 inmates and guards have been infected with the coronavirus at Rencheng Prison in Shandong province. Photo: Handout
More than 200 inmates and guards have been infected with the coronavirus at Rencheng Prison in Shandong province. Photo: Handout

China sends in top investigators after coronavirus erupts in jails

  • More than 500 prisoners and guards in three provinces diagnosed with the illness
  • Officials sacked in Shandong and Zhejiang for mismanagement

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
More than 200 inmates and guards have been infected with the coronavirus at Rencheng Prison in Shandong province. Photo: Handout More than 200 inmates and guards have been infected with the coronavirus at Rencheng Prison in Shandong province. Photo: Handout
More than 200 inmates and guards have been infected with the coronavirus at Rencheng Prison in Shandong province. Photo: Handout
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