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The facility is one of eight where inmates have tested positive.
Pickaway Correctional Institution has the most inmates with virus at 132. It’s has reported three inmates deaths from coronavirus. It is the only state facility with deaths as of Wednesday.
Marion Correctional Institution has the only staff death at a state prison. Gov. Mike DeWine recently authorized the Ohio National Guard to provide medical assistance to Marion Correctional after at least a dozen medical workers at the facility tested positive for the virus.
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Earlier this month, a staff member at MonDay Community Correctional Institution. The worker hadn’t been to work since they started feeling ill 26 days prior.
Michael Flannery, director of MonDay, noted that it was a unique situation as the staff member previously tested negative for coronavirus.
Their sample was tested a second time and came back positive.