COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW)– Another prison employee in the state of Ohio has died of coronavirus.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Terry Loomis, 62, of Conneaut, worked as a corrections officer at Lake Erie Correctional Institute for 18 years. He was hospitalized with the virus starting May 24.
Lake Erie Correctional Institute in Ashtabula County is a privately-operated prison.
Loomis is the fifth coronavirus-related death among Ohio prison employees.