GENERIC: jail yard fence gate

More than 2,000 inmates have contacted COVID-19 at a local prison.

The Central Michigan Correctional Facility (CMCF), located at 320 Hubbard St. in St. Louis, has 1,879 active COVID-19 cases.

The facility has tested 2,658 of its inmates and 642 have tested negative.

There are 2,016 total prisoner COVID-19 cases at CMCF, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections.

Two prisoners at the facility have died from the virus.

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

The Central Michigan Correctional Facility also has 18\7 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.

Copyright 2020 WNEM (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

CLICK HERE to download the TV5 app.


Recommended for you

(1) comment


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

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.