LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department Saturday reported the passing of a detention officer due to complications from COVID-19.
In a statement, the LAPD said Senior Detention Officer Erica McAdoo lost her battle with coronavirus late Friday.
“It is with extreme sadness, the Los Angeles Police Department is reporting the tragic passing of Senior Detention Officer Erica McAdoo, from complications due to COVID-19,” the statement read. “She lost her valiant battle with coronavirus late yesterday. She is survived by her loving family.”
LAPD also said 287 Department employees are currently at home after having been exposed to or have tested positive for coronavirus.
The latest coronavirus count for Los Angeles County was released on July 2. On that date, there were 2,204 new cases and 55 new deaths. There was a total number of 107,667 coronavirus cases to date and 3,454 total deaths. Current hospitalizations stand at 1,893.