Nebraska State Penitentiary staff member test positive for COVID-19

This is the third member of NDCS to test positive.
State Pen

(Press Release from NDCS)

April 28, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member
at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) has tested positive for the
coronavirus (COVID-19).

The staff member is employed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary
(NSP). That person is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to the facility regarding the new test-positive case. In addition,
anyone who may have had close contact with the employee in the last 72 hours will be directed
to self-quarantine until they are cleared to return to work by a medical provider.

No inmates have tested positive for COVID-19. This is the third employee with NDCS to receive a
positive result.

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