The Marion U.S. Penitentiary has reported the country’s third most COVID 19 cases among federal prisons. Officials with the Federal Bureau of Prisons revealed that as of Friday a total of 238 inmates and ten are currently positive for the coronavirus. Even since the pandemic started back in March a total of 512 inmates have tested positive for the virus, in addition a total of 23 staff members have tested positive for COVID 19 and thirteen have recovered. A total of 274 have recovered from COVID 19. Despite all of the positive tests at the prison there have only been two confirmed deaths.