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Head of Nevada's coronavirus task force tests positive

Posted at 2:09 PM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 19:28:58-04

CARSON CITY (KTNV) — Caleb Cage, the head of Nevada’s task force on the coronavirus, has tested positive for COVID-19.

It was revealed on Oct. 6 that someone in the governor’s office had tested positive. Caleb developed symptoms the previous weekend, according to the state.

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It was confirmed on Oct. 12 that it was Cage.

The governor’s office said last week that Gov. Sisolak had not had contact with the positive staff member since mid-September.

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The governor’s office followed procedure after it learned that Cage was not feeling well, including transitioning all staff who had worked in the governor’s Carson City office to work-from-home status last Monday.