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Car caravan on Bay Bridge demands mass prisoner release amid COVID surge

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — A car caravan took over the Bay Bridge Sunday to send a message to Governor Gavin Newsom.

Protesters are demanding that the governor grant mass releases for prisoners in the state amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

People gathered Sunday morning at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park in the Port of Oakland to call on the Newsom to address the ongoing crisis of COVID-19 in prisons.

Soon after, a car caravan headed for the Bay Bridge.

Video from @lesuperburp shows dozens of cars honking on the bridge.

This story will be updated as new information is gathered.

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