SEYMOUR, Ind. — A hospital in Seymour, Indiana hospital has placed 63 employees on a 14-day quarantine after they came in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
The patient came to Schneck Medical Center during the early stages of the national outbreak and began to develop symptoms over time.
The affected Schneck workers initially did not wear proper protective equipment when in contact with the patient.
The patient who went to the hospital for treatment but did not initially show any symptoms of the disease caused by the coronavirus.
Employees who show no symptoms may be allowed to return to work sooner but will be required to wear personal protective equipment at all times.
Even with this many people affected the quarantine has not affected staffing and is experiencing no shortages.