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WV officials say they’re working to move people out of overcrowded jails, but their 15-month old COVID protocols are slowing them down

West Virginia corrections officials say they have been working on relieving the overcrowded conditions faced by people packed into the state’s jail system by moving more people into less-crowded prisons, blaming much of the current lack of progress on COVID restrictions.  The department hasn’t updated its COVID transfer policy since February 2021, before vaccines were […]