Another Navy personnel tests positive for coronavirus in Millington

Another Navy personnel tests positive for coronavirus in Millington
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MILLINGTON, Tenn. (WMC) - Authorities at the naval base in Millington, Tennessee have reported an additional case of the coronavirus.

According to a post on their Facebook page, the second case is in personnel and works on the board installation.

Over the weekend we have gotten report of an additional positive case of COVID-19 in personnel who works on board the...

Posted by Naval Support Activity Mid-South on Sunday, March 22, 2020

The first case of COVID-19 on the base was confirmed Friday by Navy authorities. That person was tested at Baptist East Memorial Hospital. The staff member was then directed to self-quarantine immediately.

NPC said it’s following the guidelines set forth by the Department of Defense, and all personnel who traveled overseas are currently isolated for the 14-day self-observation period.

Naval Support said they have cleaned the impacted areas. If you are on the naval base, please contact your chain of command for more information.

For more information on the coronavirus impact on the Mid-South, click here.

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