6,000 inmates to be let out

2,600 bracelets available

(ANSA) - Rome, March 25 - Up to 6,000 of Italy's jail inmates could be left out to house arrest under a new government plan to ease prison overcrowding, Justice Minister Alfonso Bonafede said Wednesday, adding that 15 inmates had tested positive for the coronavirus.
    He said Italy had 2,600 electronic bracelets to track their movements.
   

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