An individual who works at Sellafield in West Cumbria has tested positive for the Coronavirus. This is the first confirmed case in Copeland.
A spokesperson from Sellafield Ltd said:
"We can confirm that a Sellafield Ltd employee working at the Sellafield site has been diagnosed with Covid-19. The employee followed NHS advice and is now in self-isolation.
"We are in contact with Public Health England and are following their advice to protect our employees and partners, while maintaining our focus on the safety and security of the Sellafield site.
"In common with organisations nationwide, we will continue to closely monitor the Covid-19 situation to understand and manage any potential impacts upon our people and our business.
"All employees have been and are urged to follow the official guidance from Public Health England and the Department of Health at nhs.uk/coronavirus