VUMC: More than 90% of employees diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered, returned to work

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — More than 90-percent of Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus have passed quarantine and returned to work, according to an organization spokesperson.

John Howser, the Chief Communications Officer for the medical center said Monday night that 124 employees had been diagnosed with COVID-19 since early March.

Of those employees, Howser said all but 11 had passed their quarantine stage and returned to work. He added that one of the employees did require hospitalization, but had since been released.

Howser did not release the roles the employees worked in at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST )

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