Coronavirus cases climb to 28 at Plant Vogtle

Published: Apr. 13, 2020 at 2:27 PM EDT
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Monday, April 13, 2020

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- Plant Vogtle officials now say 28 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 17 workers are still awaiting results and 122 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.

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