(July 6, 2020 9:54 PM) The Michigan Department of Corrections is reporting as of 4 PM Monday, July 6, there are 4,018 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases at facilities throughout the state. Of that statewide total, 1,608 of the confirmed positive cases are at Jackson facilities.
In Jackson, there are 505 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases at Parnall Correctional Facility, 299 at Charles E. Egeler Reception and Guidance Center, 69 at Duane Waters Health Center and 735 at G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility.
Among staff, there are a total of 383 COVID-19 positive cases statewide. In Jackson, there are 74 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among employees at Parnall Correctional Facility, 3 at Cooper Street Correctional Facility, 37 at Charles E. Egeler Reception and Guidance Center, 40 at G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility and 3 at Jackson Regional Warehouse.
There have been a total of 68 deaths (statewide) of prisoners who had tested positive for COVID-19, 22 of those deaths were among prisoners at Jackson facilities. The most recent death, reported on June 2, was of a prisoner who had originally been housed at G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility.
The Michigan Department of Corrections is listed as a separate jurisdiction in the daily MDHHS report of positive cases in the state. All other cases are reported by county. MDOC prisoner cases are not included in the county cumulative numbers or in the numbers reported by the Jackson County Health Department.
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