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Ten Jefferson County employees sent home after one tests positive for COVID-19

The employees work at the precinct one service center

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Texas — Jefferson County Precinct One Commissioner Eddie Arnold and nine other employees at the Precinct One Service Center are being quarantined after one of them tested positive for the coronavirus.

The infected employee went home after feeling sick last Thursday and then was tested for the virus and admitted to the hospital over the weekend according to Arnold.

The test results on Tuesday showed the employee did have COVID-19.

Arnold and the other service center employees were sent home to quarantine and the service center was closed on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

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