Monument Health caregiver in Rapid City tests positive for COVID-19

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN/KOTA-TV)- A Monument Health caregiver in Rapid City has tested positive for COVID-19. The caregiver, who is now a patient, lives in Meade County.

BREAKING: Monument Health caregiver in Rapid City tests positive for COVID-19

It's Monument Health's first COVID-19 positive test, according to an internal communication from Monument Health that was provided to us.

It says they know the caregiver contracted the virus while traveling within the United States.

The memo says the information would be reported to the media Wednesday morning by the SD Department of Health via Governor Noem's daily press briefing.

It says they are working through their protocols to inform and isolate all who have been in direct contact with the caregiver.

We'll have more details as they become available.