Seabee employee dies from COVID-19 complications

The Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport has released the identity of the employee that died due to COVID-19 complications.

Mrs. Carol Jackson was a childcare worker at the Child Development Center at Stennis Space Center in Hancock County.

Jackson was self-identified as a high-risk person and self-isolated away from the workplace on March 23rd.

According to NCBC, it is believed the employee contracted the illness due to community spread, but not from the workplace.

Jackson did not display symptoms until March 30th when she went to Forest General Hospital Urgent Care.

She was admitted to ICU where the test results returned positive on April 1st.

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