Plant Vogtle confirms 35 employees test positive for COVID-19
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
BURKE COUNTY, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- Plant Vogtle officials now say 35 of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19.
Cases at the Georgia Power nuclear plant continue to rise in the past several days.
However, Georgia Power officials also say 42 workers are still awaiting results and 128 workers have tested negative.
"We took immediate action to identify and notify workers who were located in close proximity to these individuals when we first learned there were pending tests and sent those team members home to await test results. These team members will remain home in self-isolation and monitor their health for symptoms," plant officials said in a statement.