LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Friday that 307 employees and 2,383 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
According to numbers released Friday, 398 employees are currently quarantined and 1,616 have returned to work.READ MORE: Brian Laundrie Claimed 'Responsibility' For Gabby Petito's Death In Notebook, FBI says
Of the employees who tested positive, 218 are sworn personnel and the remainder are professional or “civilian” personnel. Of those in quarantine, 284 are sworn personnel.
Meanwhile, 4,936 inmates are currently quarantined, and 200 have been isolated.READ MORE: VP Kamala Harris Visits San Bernardino To Tout $600M In Wildfire Recovery Money For Calif.
Of those in isolation, 154 have tested positive and the remainder have been tested and are awaiting results.
According to the sheriff’s department, “individuals who have a temperature of 100.4 or higher and are exhibiting symptoms of an upper respiratory infection,” have been in isolation while individuals in close contact with a person currently under observation have been quarantined.
More information is available at lasd.org/covid19updates.MORE NEWS: Ancient Cuneiform Stone Tablet, Rare Old Babylonian Prism Returned To Republic Of Iraq
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