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State prisoners manufacturing masks

Synopsis: Wendy Kelley, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Corrections, joined Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Secretary of Health Dr. Nate Smith for a press briefing on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Kelley highlighted several measures the ADC has taken since the pandemic reached Arkansas to protect inmates and their families as well as prison staff. She said none of the prison system’s 18,000 inmates have tested positive at this time.



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