Commissioner Paul Schnell: Prisons, jails preparing for 'high likelihood' of COVID-19 cases

Jails and prisons across the state are among the places most vulnerable to outbreaks of disease. That’s because inmates are often housed in close quarters where practicing basic hygiene can be difficult.

MPR News host Phil Picardi spoke with Minnesota Corrections Commissioner Paul Schnell about how his department is preparing for the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

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