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A Mid-Michigan correctional facility has 1,444 prisoners who have tested positive for COVID-19, as of Friday, Nov. 20.

The Central Michigan Correctional Facility, located at 320 Hubbard St. in St. Louis, has tested 2,615 of its inmates and 1,171 have tested negative.

There are 1,439 active positive cases at the facility, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections.

So far, five inmates have recovered and no deaths have been reported.

The tier one prison houses a maximum of 2,560 inmates, according to the MDOC.

The Central Michigan Correctional Facility also has 135 staff members that have tested positive for the virus.

MDOC said daily testing is held at its facilities for prisoners and is completed when prisoners are set to parole, discharge, or other movements.

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This is a lie and straight bullshit because my husband is in this facility right now and he only gets tested once a week.

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