ST. CLAIRSVILLE – COVID-19 cases continue to climb at the Belmont Correctional Institute in St. Clairsville.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction confirmed 10 staff members have reported positive COVID-19 test, as of last week. 

Overall, 37 inmates at Belmont Correctional Institute have tested positive for COVIID-19.

One inmate has recovered.

No deaths have been reported, as of April 29.

All 2,599 inmates at Belmont Correctional Institution are currently under quarantine.