NDCS: State Penitentiary staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Published: May. 27, 2020 at 5:16 AM CDT
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Another staff member for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has tested positive for COVID-19.

NDCS said on Tuesday that an employee at the Nebraska State Penitentiary tested positive for the virus. That person is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who work and live in the facility as to the new test-positive case.

In addition, anyone who may have had close contact with the staff member will be directed to self-quarantine until they are cleared by a medical provider.

This brings the number of NDCS staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 to 12.

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