December 31st – The epidemic situation in the United States continues to be severe. According to US media, Alaska’s largest prison has been exposed to almost all prisoners infected with the novel coronavirus, with more than 1,000 people.
The Hill quoted Alaska’s local media Anchorage Daily as saying that the latest data from the Alaska Department of Corrections shows that almost all prisoners in Goose Creek Prison, the largest prison in the state, have been infected with the novel coronavirus since November, and 1,115 of a total of 1,236 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
According to the report, 40% of Alaskan prisoners have contracted the novel coronavirus. As of the 29th local time, 46 prison staff and 8 prisoners have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus in the state.