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5th San Antonio police officer tests positive for COVID-19

FILE: A San Antonio police cruiser parked at a crime scene on Lombrano Street on March 14, 2020. Photo: KTSA/Dennis Foley

SAN ANTONIO  (KTSA News) -Another San Antonio police officer has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total in the department to five.

The officer was a patrolman out of the East Side substation.  Metro Health reports there were no workplace close contacts identified.

“We currently have 20 officers in quarantine and 17 civilians for a total of 37 SAPD personnel in quarantine. Out of abundance of caution, the East Substation was thoroughly cleaned and sanitized yesterday, “ said a spokesperson for SAPD.

 



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