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Coronavirus in Texas

As Texas inmates' lawsuit over coronavirus response winds through courts, infections among prisoners surge

Judges questioned both the inmates' arguments and state's positions in a Thursday hearing. In April, the appeals court temporarily blocked a lower judge's order against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice over its coronavirus practices and policies at a geriatric prison.

An inmate sleeps in his cubicle in the geriatric unit of the Estelle Prison in Huntsville.

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