CHEVERLY, MD. (WJZ) — A University of Maryland Medical System provider has tested positive for COVID-19, the system confirmed Monday morning.

“…we anticipated that our clinical staff would have a higher risk of exposure, even when following safety protocols as outlined the Centers for Disease Control and the Maryland Department of Health,” UMMS said in a statement.

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UMMS said that when a provider tested positive for COVID-19, they took “immediate steps” to investigate their exposure.

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“Exposure to COVID-19 can happen both inside and outside our facilities. Even with safeguards in place, our caregivers are taking all the necessary precautions to keep themselves and those in our care safe.” The system said.

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They are not releasing any more information about the positive case at this time.