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.READ MORE: Weather Blog: The Sun Returns, But For How Long?
UMMS said that when a provider tested positive for COVID-19, they took “immediate steps” to investigate their exposure.READ MORE: Victim Of Deadly Towson Shooting ID'd As Morgan State University Student
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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.MORE NEWS: Poll: Nearly 1 In 10 Marylanders Spurn COVID-19 Vaccine
They are not releasing any more information about the positive case at this time.