OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Monday, KMTV will update this story with the latest numbers. Check back often for updates. The latest updates will be posted at the top. You can find school cases here.
NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES
Director Scott R. Frakes announced that eight staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff members are employed at the following locations: Lincoln Correctional Center (4), Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (3) and the Work Ethic Camp (1). All eight staff members are self-isolating at home.
Notification will be provided to those who live and work in those facilities as to the positive cases. In addition, anyone who may have had close contact with the staff members will be directed to self-quarantine until cleared by a medical provider.
This brings the total number of NDCS staff members diagnosed with COVID-19 to 263. One hundred and ninety-six of those individuals have recovered from COVID-19.
— Courtney Johns (@CourtneyJohnsTV) November 16, 2020
DOUGLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT