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Entergy confirms some Grand Gulf employees test positive for COVID-19

PORT GIBSON — Entergy confirmed Wednesday that some of its employees at the Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Station near Port Gibson, Mississippi, have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

“We are closely monitoring the health of our team members, its connection with COVID-19 and, like many U.S. companies, some of our team members have been impacted,” an Entergy spokesperson said in a written news release. “We are working closely with officials at the Mississippi State Department of Health. We are also following guidelines and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, leaning on active counsel from medical professionals and in contact with federal, state and local officials.”

The company did not confirm how many employees were affected.