The inmate was supposed to be transferred to a psychiatric hospital at the end of his sentence was instead released mistakenly from the Omaha Correctional Center on Monday.
The inmate has been medically isolated, while the staff members are self-isolating at home, the Department of Corrections said in a press release.
Omaha likely will set another record for lowest high temperature Monday after setting one Sunday, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
A man died in the hospital after a head-on collision Friday in Jefferson County in southeast Nebraska.
A march was held on Saturday to accompany the unveiling of a new billboard at 53rd and Center Streets that commemorates Zachary Bear Heels’ life and calls for justice.
A third man has been arrested in connection with the killing of a 17-year-old Bellevue man earlier this week, Bellevue police reported Saturday.
One person was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with CPR in progress, according to a Douglas County emergency dispatcher.