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One person quarantined at Camp Ashland is being moved to Nebraska Medicine for testing

One person quarantined at Camp Ashland is being moved to Nebraska Medicine for testing


Related video above: Take a look inside quarantine One person being quarantined at Camp Ashland has developed respiratory symptoms and is being moved. The person, who was not identified, is being transported to the National Quarantine Unit on the Nebraska Medicine/UNMC campus for further evaluation and testing. “This person developed some extremely mild upper respiratory symptoms overnight, and out of an abundance of caution, CDC officials made the decision to bring them to the recently opened, federally funded National Quarantine Unit. The National Quarantine Unit is located in a building that is separate from any of the buildings on campus where patients receive care at the Nebraska Medical Center. This person will be tested for COVID-19 while being monitored here,” officials said in a press release. Officials told KETV NewsWatch 7 at 1 p.m. that the patient was already at Nebraska Medicine.More information is expected at 2 p.m. The 57 evacuees arrived in Nebraska last Friday from China.

Related video above: Take a look inside quarantine

One person being quarantined at Camp Ashland has developed respiratory symptoms and is being moved.

The person, who was not identified, is being transported to the National Quarantine Unit on the Nebraska Medicine/UNMC campus for further evaluation and testing.

“This person developed some extremely mild upper respiratory symptoms overnight, and out of an abundance of caution, CDC officials made the decision to bring them to the recently opened, federally funded National Quarantine Unit. The National Quarantine Unit is located in a building that is separate from any of the buildings on campus where patients receive care at the Nebraska Medical Center. This person will be tested for COVID-19 while being monitored here,” officials said in a press release.

Officials told KETV NewsWatch 7 at 1 p.m. that the patient was already at Nebraska Medicine.

More information is expected at 2 p.m.

The 57 evacuees arrived in Nebraska last Friday from China.

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