NDCS reports more cases of COVID-19 within its staff

Published: Sep. 17, 2020 at 6:05 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is reporting more cases of COVID-19 among its staff members.

On Wednesday, NDCS said nine staff members were positive for the virus. Then on Thursday, NDCS added eight more to the list.

The staff members are employed at the following locations: Nebraska State Penitentiary (10), Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (4), Lincoln Correctional Center (1), the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (1) and the Omaha Correctional Center (1).

All staff members are self-isolating at home.

This brings the total number of NDCS staff members diagnosed with COVID-19 to 112. Sixty-four of those individuals have recovered from COVID-19.

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