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Seventh Nebraska National Guard soldier embedded during protests tests positive for COVID-19

 Nebraska National Guard soldiers back up Omaha Police during a protest in Omaha on June 1, 2020. (WOWT)
Nebraska National Guard soldiers back up Omaha Police during a protest in Omaha on June 1, 2020. (WOWT) (WOWT)
Published: Jun. 11, 2020 at 1:10 PM CDT
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6 News learned Thursday that a seventh Nebraska National Guard soldier has tested positive for COVID-19.

All seven who have tested positive were embedded with law enforcement in Omaha and Lincoln during the protests.

As of Wednesday, 85 of the 600 soldiers who had contact with those seven are self-isolating at home for 14 days.

All Guard members have been going through COVID-19 testing in recent days, with the last round of results expected Thursday.

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