NBC7: SDFD Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19; Dozens of Firefighters, SDPD Officers Quarantined

As reported by NBC7Chicago March 23, 2020: The first COVID-19 patient within the ranks of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department was reported Monday, and dozens of first responders with the city’s fire and police departments are under home quarantine awaiting test results.

SDFD’s first positive case was announced by Mayor Kevin Faulconer during a news conferences in which he ordered the closure of beaches, parks and other open spaces because San Diegans weren’t following social distancing guidelines.

Another 29 firefighters and three lifeguards are in quarantine awaiting test results, according to SDFD Chief Colin Stowell.

That an excerpt; to access the full report, go to https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/sdfd-firefighter-tests-positive-for-covid-19-dozens-of-firefighters-sdpd-officers-quarantined/2291851/

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