Another WEC staffer tests positive

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

LINCOLN, Neb. Tuesday, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is positive for the coronavirus. The staff member is employed at the Work Ethic Camp. The staff member is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who live and work in that facility as to the positive case. In addition, anyone who may have had close contact with the staff member will be directed to self-quarantine until cleared by a medical provider.

This brings the total number of NDCS staff members diagnosed with COVID-19 to 189. One hundred and sixty-nine of those individuals have recovered from COVID-19.

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