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Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. Photo by John Schreiber.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Wednesday 862 sheriff’s department personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began, with 726 under quarantine.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department reported that 205 employees have tested positive, with 12 in isolation and 191 having returned to work.

On Tuesday, officials with the city’s Emergency Operations Center said 546 Los Angeles Police Department employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began, with 72 at home recovering or self-isolating due to exposure, and 498 having returned to work.

The Los Angeles Fire Department has had 173 employees test positive for the virus, with 12 recovering at home in isolation, 157 having returned to work, and three no longer quarantining but remaining at home.

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