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(February 22, 2021 9:52 AM) The Michigan Department of Corrections is reporting as of 4:00 PM February 19, there are 25,139 confirmed positive COVID-19 cumulative cases at facilities throughout the state.  Of that statewide total, 4,529 of the confirmed positive cases are at Jackson facilities.   

Throughout the state corrections system, there are currently 618 active cases.

In Jackson, there are 1,803 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases at Charles E. Egeler Reception and Guidance Center,  at 1,217 Cooper Street Correctional Facility, 28 at Duane Waters Health Center, 946 at G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility, and 535 at Parnall Correctional Facility.   All numbers are cumulative.

Among staff, there are a total of 3,584 COVID-19 positive cases statewide.  In Jackson, there are 189 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among employees at Charles E. Egeler Reception and Guidance Center, 153 at Cooper Street Correctional Facility, 118 at G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility, 4 at Jackson Regional Warehouse, 3 at Jackson Regional Office, 2 at Jackson Training Center and 109 at Parnall Correctional Facility.  All numbers are cumulative.

There have been a total of 138 deaths (statewide) of prisoners who had tested positive for COVID-19, 30 of those deaths were among prisoners at Jackson facilities.   

Testing continues daily at all facilities. When prisoners are set to parole, discharge or other such movements, they are tested again and are not moved until the test results return.

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 D

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