4 Beaufort Memorial employees self-isolating; waiting for COVID-19 test results for two patients

4 Beaufort Memorial employees self-isolating; waiting for COVID-19 test results for two patients
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WTOC) - Four Beaufort Memorial hospital employees are self-isolating following contact with two patients under investigation for COVID-19.

According to the hospital, the employees will remain isolated until tests results are reported. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is testing the patients for COVID-19.

“Our four employees are considered low-risk for COVID-19; however, testing for COVID-19 will be conducted by an authorized lab as a precaution,” BMH President and CEO Russell Baxley said in a statement.

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