(Marion County) - The biggest coronavirus hotspot in the country is less than 120 miles from Cleveland.
It's at the Marion Correctional Institution, where more than 80 percent of the prison's inmates have tested positive for coronavirus. that's over two thousand inmates.
There are many reasons that there are so many COVID-19 cases there. They include lack of social distancing, inadequate cleaning, and even problems in getting test results back.
Inmates are saying they were tested, then sent back into the general population to wait for the results, apparently infecting others.
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