WKAR reported that nearly one in five prisoners in Michigan prisons have been infected with COVID since the pandemic began.
They note that more than 1,200 people in Michigan prisons are infected right now. Most of them are in four prisons: Marquette, Newberry, and two facilities in Ionia. MDOC spokespeople have noted that only 9 prisoners of these 1200 currently infected have needed to be hospitalized.
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