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Nebraska prisons say 6 more workers test positive for virus


September 20, 2020

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Six more state corrections employees have tested positive for the coronavirus as the number of cases in the state prison system continues to grow.

Three employees at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln and three employees at the state Diagnostic and Evaluation Center tested positive for COVID-19, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said in a news release Saturday.

With the new cases, a total of 127 state prisons workers have now tested positive for the virus with 42 of those cases coming in the past week. Sixty-four of those individuals have recove...

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