As report by WAMU.ORG:
A U.S. District judge on Thursday ordered changes at the D.C. Jail to protect inmates from the coronavirus. The ACLU of D.C. and the Public Defender Service had filed a class-action lawsuit against the Department of Corrections on behalf of the inmates.
In a preliminary injunction, Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly said the plaintiffs have provided evidence that the DOC was “aware of the risks” of COVID-19 and has “disregarded those risks by failing to take comprehensive, timely, and proper steps to stem the spread of the virus.”