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COVID-19 in worker at Sequoyah Nuclear Plant

TVA confirms Sequoyah Nuclear Plant employee tests positive for COVID-19, by WTVC

Friday, May 22nd 2020   HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. — Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has confirmed an employee at the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant has tested positive for the coronavirus.

 has tested positive for the coronavirus.

TVA spokeswoman Malinda Hunter said in a statement that the case was reported Wednesday, May 20, and the employee’s last day on site had been May 10, as they were staying home to care for a family member who was sick. Hunter says the employee had not been in close contact with anyone on site for two weeks before that point.

Hunter says the employee told the plant’s leadership on May 13 that a family member was showing symptoms associated with COVID-19………

Hamilton County has seen a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, with 43 reported Wednesday, and another 40 reported today. There have been 111 new cases in the past three days. That makes up 23% of the county’s total positive cases. ……https://newschannel9.com/news/local/tva-confirms-sequoyah-nuclear-plant-employee-tests-positive-for-covid-19

May 22, 2020 - Posted by | health, USA

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