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SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yesterday, the U.S. District Court for the Nevada District docketed case updates on a lawsuit filed against the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a Seattle federal detention center (FDC SeaTac), a Seattle law firm (Foster Garvey), and the FDC’s warden (Israel Jacquez), unveiled COVID-19 spreading within the prison, including two Hispanic male inmates were obliged to remain in the general prisoner population, after the prison’s health services staff knew they tested positive for the coronavirus, as asymptomatic COVID-19 individuals, able to easily infect other prisoners and prison staff unknowingly.PRIOR NEWS ON BLACK PRISONER AT FDC SEATAC INFECTED WITH COVID-19 CAUSING LOCK DOWN

This COVID-19 pandemic prison (outbreak) news follows last month’s reporting on civil action, Cary Lee Peterson, et. al. v. John Doe 1, et al., C.A. No. 20-cv-00808 (9th Cir. USDC Nevada), regarding ‘Black Political Prisoner Seeks Bail Pending Appeal After COVID-19 Infection Attack at Seattle FDC’ (https://news.yahoo.com/black-political-prisoner-seeks-bail-081700180.html)- an extraordinary situation where an African American prisoner, identified as “Nathaniel Durant”, had tested positive for the coronavirus upon arrival at FDC SeaTac, July 17- shortly after, assigned to the same prison cell as African-American civil rights lobbyist Cary Lee Peterson, despite the prison unit having twenty empty cells, according to court papers for Peterson’s COVID-19 emergency relief motion, that was were initially denied by United States Circuit Justice Theodore McKee, but less than a week later, refiled under seal by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and is now under priority review.