375 prisoners to be released in New York due to Corona virus
New York City, Washington: 375 inmates will be released today from the prison of New York City, Washington in the wake of growing Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat. New York Mayor Bill De Blasio has said, ‘today we are going to release 200 to 375 prisoners.”
Earlier, 200 prisoners jailed for less than a year for violent incidents were released on Wednesday. At the same time, Mr. Bill said, it would be recommended to release seven hundred prisoners who violated parole earlier this week.
It is to be noted that the world epidemic COVID-19 has taken New York City under siege. 281 people have died and 21873 are affected so far.