[UK] How the Home Office Is Ignoring Covid By Locking People Up – Again




At least one immigration removal centre has already seen an outbreak of coronavirus, while detainees are left in limbo.

People who were released from detention centres at the start of the pandemic are being quietly locked up again despite the health risks and uncertainty caused by the second wave.

Detainees are having to isolate in Morton Hall detention centre after cases of Covid-19 were identified there last week, while those awaiting deportation are in limbo with flights repeatedly cancelled at short notice.

Source: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/home-office-detaining-people-covid-second-wave_uk_5fb3a062c5b6d878180ab4c5

Writer: Sarah Turnnidge

Publication: Huffington Post