Saguaro Correctional Center

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Dozens of Hawaii inmates housed at a private prison in southern Arizona are being monitored for COVID-19 symptoms, including some who had contact with inmates from Nevada who already tested positive.

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Hawaiʻi Gov. David Ige's administration has requested an additional $4.3 million to continue housing inmates on the mainland as security systems are upgraded at a state prison.