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10 Additional LAPD Employees Test Positive For COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department reported Monday an additional 10 employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

To date, 510 employees have tested positive, according to Jessica Kellogg of the Emergency Operations Center.

Of those, 128 employees are at home recovering or self-isolating due to exposure, and 410 have returned to work.

Two LAPD employees, including one sworn officer, have died from virus-related complications.

Last month, 45-year-old Valentin Martinez, a sworn-officer, and Erica McAdoo, a 39-year-old non-sworn senior detention officer died from coronavirus complications.

To date, the Los Angeles Fire Department has reported 157 employees have tested positive for the virus.

A 44-year-old firefighter-paramedic, Jose J. Perez, died from coronavirus-related complications on July 25.

(© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)


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