Sellafield Ltd have confirmed that a worker at the West Cumbria site has tested positive for Coronavirus.
A Sellafield Ltd spokesman 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
“We will not comment further on individual cases.”