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Woman taken from Camp Ashland to NMC tests negative for coronavirus

Posted at 5:25 PM, Feb 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-15 18:33:32-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A woman has returned to Camp Ashland for quarantine after testing negative for coronavirus on Saturday, officials with Nebraska Medicine say.

The woman developed a cough and was transported to the National Quarantine Center on the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine campus Friday.

After undergoing two tests 24-hours apart, Nebraska Medicine officials say she tested negative for both.

She returned to Camp Ashland for the remaining days of the quarantine where 56 others are being monitored.

If everyone at Camp Ashland remains without symptoms, the group will depart at 9 a.m. on Feb. 20.