Over half of Oklahoma’s state prisoners are at least partially vaccinated against the coronavirus. Prisoner advocates say incarcerated people needed access sooner than the state authorized.
State superintendent says she would have implemented Oklahoma schools masking mandate ‘a long time ago’
An outbreak of Covid-19 in the Comanche County jail underscores how vulnerable jail populations are to the disease. Officials in the state’s two largest counties are considering increasing testing in their jails to make sure they don’t have their own outbreak.
Covid-19 is pushing the state Pardon and Parole Board to consider ways to speed up its work recommending people for early release.