MARCY, NY - As coronavirus cases surge in Oneida County, the virus is cutting a swath of infection inside local state prisons.
There are currently 66 corrections officers in the three New York Sstate prisons in Oneida County who are infected with the virus.
At Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, 40 corrections officers are currently infected with the virus. 14 officers have the virus at Mid-State Correctional Facilitt in Marcy, and 12 officers at Marcy Correctional Facility.
The union official who provided the numbers didn't have any statistics available for inmates.
At Central New York Psychiatric Center in Marcy, there are between 25 and 30 patient/inmates and staff who have the virus.