- MDOC reports 10 th Lakeland detainee death, 642 detainees test favorable
Friday’s 971 tests have been performed on Lakeland detainees by the MDOC
by Jim Measel
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) – Expanded screening of the prisoner population at the Lakeland Correctional Facility in Coldwater continues as the Michigan Department of Corrections reported a tenth detainee at the prison has actually passed away from COVID-19
The MDOC reported on Friday night an overall of 971 tests have been performed at Lakeland with 642 of the tests coming back favorable while 297 tests were negative. Results are pending on 32 tests.
In addition, 15 Lakeland detainees who formerly checked favorable are now in a step down system and are no longer infectious.
The MDOC likewise reports 31 Lakeland team member have actually tested favorable for COVID-19
Lakeland has had the most deaths of any Michigan prison facility since of the virus.
The MDOC reports there have actually been a total of 30 deaths of detainees in Michigan who had tested favorable for COVID-19
Jim Measel is a Detroit native and a proud 1975 Redford Thurston High School graduate. Covering local high school sports, Jim has also covered Western Michigan University basketball and hockey as well as Hillsdale College football games.