Eighth Nebraska Prison Inmate Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Lincoln – Another Nebraska prison inmate has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said the case was reported at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. So far, a total of eight inmates and 20 employees in the state prison system have tested positive for COVID-19.

State officials said anyone who had close contact with the inmate who tested positive will be told to quarantine themselves until they are cleared by a doctor.

– Associated Press



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