State Prison Inmate, Local Amazon Worker Test Positive For COVID-19

Apr 6, 2020

Marion Correctional Institution

The first Ohio prison inmate has tested positive for COVID-19. 

The inmate at the Marion Correctional Institution joins an employee also has tested positive. 

Amazon says a worker at its facility in Etna in Licking County has tested positive for coronavirus. The company says it will alert any worker who had contact with the person and will ask them to self-quarantine for 14 days with pay. Last week, an employee at the Amazon facility in Groveport tested positive for COVID-19. Amazon says it has implemented a variety of preventative measures.