SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA) — An additional three San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department employees have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the department to eight.

Of the cases, one is a deputy assigned to a patrol station as a detective who had been off of work for the past two weeks with flu-like symptoms.

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The two others were said to be professional staff employees, one who is assigned to corrections and another administrator who works at a patrol station. Both were said to have been off work with flu-like symptoms before they were tested.

The department said they are currently investigating how and where the employees were exposed to the virus.

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They also have thoroughly cleaned and disinfected the involved employees’ work areas.

All three are said to be doing well and recovering.

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Out of respect for the confidentiality of our employees, no further details regarding their identity or medical treatment were released.