Additional 121 Yellowstone Employees Test Negative for COVID-19
Earlier this week, Yellowstone National Park announced that after nearly 1,400 COVID-19 tests, no front-line employees have tested positive for the coronavirus. The park said they were waiting for an additional 121 test results that were still pending. Those results were announced yesterday and all were negative.
The latest round of results brings the total number of Yellowstone employee COVID-19 tests to 1,499. The tests have all been conducted since early June. 467 of the total number of tests were taken over the past three weeks. All were determined negative.
According to Yellowstone National Park, in partnership with the states of Montana, Wyoming, and surrounding counties, approximately 150 additional front-line employees will take tests on August 20.
Yellowstone Employee COVID-19 Testing Data
Total tests conducted to date: 1,499
Total tests with negative results: 1,499
Total tests with positive results: 0
Total tests with results pending: 0
Back in July, two Yellowstone concession employees tested positive for COVID-19. Both have recovered, and their cases are no longer active. No other employees have tested positive in the previous four weeks out of a workforce of approximately 2,000. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, the park continues to proactively quarantine employees who show symptoms.