Oct 11, 2020 5:04 PM

Officials: 3 more Nebraska correctional staff get COVID-19

Posted Oct 11, 2020 5:04 PM

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Three more staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said.

Two are employed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary and one is employed at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center, the agency said in a news release Saturday. People who live and work at those facilities will be notified.

All three staff members are self-isolating at home.

The latest cases bring to 170 the number of correctional department employees who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. The department said 126 of them have recovered.