On prisons and personal care: Disabled confinement and COVID-19
– 14 January 2021
The pandemic has made clear the connections between sites of confinement and incarceration. Personal care homes, prisons, and institutions for disabled people have disproportionately experienced outbreaks, death, and long-term debilitation of incarcerated people. Of the 688 people who have died as a result of COVID-19 in Manitoba, 402 of those died whilst confined in institutions.
Under our current carceral system much of the death and [...]