LAPD says 77 employees have tested positive for COVID-19; 33 back on duty

The number of Los Angeles Police Department employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 has reached 77, officials said this weekend.

Of those cases, 33 have recovered and returned to full duty, one individual is hospitalized, and all other individuals are self-isolating at home and recovering, according to Jessica Kellogg, public information officer for the city Emergency Operations Center.

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Kellogg also said the number of Los Angeles Fire Department employees who have tested positive for the virus remains at 20. That number has been unchanged for over a week. Fourteen LAFD personnel have recovered and returned to work, and none are hospitalized.

The remaining six employees are isolated and recovering at home, Kellogg said Saturday.

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