Coronavirus: les prisons préparent leur plan de crise
Originally published by Le Figaro on 12/03/2020
This article provides an early account of concerns within prison administrations of the risk that COVID-19 will rapidly spread within the prison system in France. It raises concerns related to prison overcrowding and some of the measures taken, including limiting visitations and prisoner transfers, as well as closing canteen areas . Containment practices to limit physical interactions are encouraged; for example, telephone interviews and document exchanges by email.