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A civilian employee of the Indiana State Police has been diagnosed with the second confirmed case of the COVID-19 virus.

The employee, who is assigned to the State Police’s General Headquarters in Indianapolis, was admitted to a local hospital for a medical issue. 

Today, the employee received notice they tested positive for COVID-19 and remains hospitalized at this time.

State Police officials have been making notifications with additional co-workers throughout the day and taking appropriate disinfecting measures in the affected work area.

The Indiana State Police is working closely with the Indiana State Department of Health and is continuing to monitor the situation and is also following accepted virus mitigation practices for the health and safety of its employees, their families, and the greater community.

For up to date information on COVID-19, please visit the Indiana State Department of Health at https://www.in.gov/coronavirus/.