DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — One inmate and five employees in California's massive prison system have tested positive for coronavirus, leading to increased pressure Monday on corrections officials to begin releasing some of the state's 123,000 convicts early. It's among topics being discussed by a pandemic task force appointed by a federal judge to consider recommendations. U.S. District Judge Kimberly Mueller of Sacramento wants answers by Friday. But earlier releases would bring their own complications as the most populous state struggles to contain an outbreak that has killed 35 residents and brought more than 2,000 cases. So far, corrections officials aren't taking that step. Attorney Michael Bien, who represents inmates in some of the largest lawsuits affect
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