COVID-19 Outbreak at the Saginaw Correctional Facility

The Saginaw Correctional Facility in Freeland is dealing with an outbreak of the coronavirus.

Nearly half of the facility’s 1,470 inmates have contracted the disease. So far, the number is 724 positive cases. 120 staff members have also tested positive. Three inmates have died from COVID-19 thus far.

The increase in cases correlates to the rest of the country when COVID-19 cases began to rise in November.