5th Ohio corrections officer dies from COVID-19
Terry Loomis, 62, worked as a corrections officer at Lake Erie Correctional Institute for 18 years
By Sarah Calams
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Another Ohio corrections officer has died from COVID-19.
FOX8.com reported that Terry Loomis, 62, worked as a corrections officer at Lake Erie Correctional Institute, a privately-operated prison, for 18 years. He had been in the hospital battling COVID-19 since May 24.
Loomis is the fifth prison employee to die from COVID-19 in the state.
No further information was provided.
A correction to yesterday’s tweet:— Geoff Redick (@GeoffWSYX6) June 17, 2020
“A 5th corrections officer has died of COVID-19 in the state of Ohio. @GovMikeDeWine says officer TERRY Loomis, 62 of Conneaut died after serving for decades at the Lake Erie Correctional Institution. He had been hospitalized since May 24th.”