Philippines jails: Many inmates, staff test positive for COVID-19

The coronavirus is spreading rapidly in some of the world's most congested jails in the Philippines.

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    Jails in the Philippines are among the most overcrowded in the world, and that is making it difficult to manage the spread of the novel coronavirus.

    Several inmates have tested positive, along with some prison staff. Analysts say, unless conditions change, the number of cases will rise.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from the Philippines capital, Manila.


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