(October 25, 2020 8:01 PM) The Michigan Department of Corrections is reporting as of 6:30 PM October 24, there are 6,599 confirmed positive COVID-19 cumulative cases at facilities throughout the state. Of that statewide total, 1,695 of the confirmed positive cases are at Jackson facilities.
Throughout the state corrections system, there are currently 713 active cases, an increase of 502 since October 18.
In Jackson, there are 503 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases at Parnall Correctional Facility, 387 at Charles E. Egeler Reception and Guidance Center, 7 at Cooper Street Correctional Facility, 20 at Duane Waters Health Center and 778 at G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility.
Among staff, there are a total of 791 COVID-19 positive cases statewide. In Jackson, there are 76 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among employees at Parnall Correctional Facility, 8 at Cooper Street Correctional Facility, 46 at Charles E. Egeler Reception and Guidance Center, 50 at G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility, 1 at Jackson Training Center and 4 at Jackson Regional Warehouse.
There have been a total of 74 deaths (statewide) of prisoners who had tested positive for COVID-19, 22 of those deaths were among prisoners at Jackson facilities.
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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