Sixth Santa Clara County deputy tests positive for COVID-19

SANTA CLARA COUNTY — Authorities on Thursday said another Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office deputy has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number to six.

The deputy is self-isolating at home, said Sgt. Michael Low.

Low said the deputy is part of a team assigned to the jails that has seen four others diagnosed with the deadly disease this week. Two other members may have also been exposed.

“We are continuing our investigation to identify any additional potential exposures to staff and inmates,” Low said.

A deputy assigned to the patrol division has also tested positive, according to the sheriff’s office.

Check back for updates.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Health


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