The director of the Correction and Rehabilitation Department in the Jordanian Public Security Directorate, Ammar al-Qudah, said that the rate of infection of new inmates who enter prisons reaches 90% with the Corona virus.
He added in an interview with Al-Mamlaka channel, that this matter requires awareness and strict measures from the administration while receiving and isolating inmates.
And the judges indicated that the percentage of injuries did not exceed 1.5% inside the reform centers, even though they are closed.
He explained that the number of inmates in reform centers in various governorates of Jordan exceeded 17,000, while the capacity in prisons is 13,288.
He pointed out that about 37% of the inmates of the centers used to repeat crimes and returned to prisons, indicating that overcrowding in the centers sometimes reached 130 percent of the capacity.
Source: Kingdom Channel