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Settlement sets up panel for Hawaii prisons during COVID pandemic – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-09-10 16:21:46 –

Honolulu (AP) — US Judge Gives Preliminary Approval to Settlement Proceedings by Hawaiian prisoners Those who claim that state officials mishandled pandemics and failed to protect them from prisons and outbreaks of COVID-19 in prisons.

The settlement will establish a committee of five to oversee other measures to improve public health and hygiene, hygiene and medical surveillance in correctional facilities.

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The judge states that the settlement is “fair, appropriate, and rational.”

The situation described in the court documents included a sick detainee near a toilet full of urine and feces.

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A hearing is scheduled for next month to consider objections to the terms of the settlement.

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