LOS ANGELES—A police officer for the Los Angeles International Airport tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, as announced by officials on Monday, March 16. In addition, a Los Angeles Police Department Supervisor also testing positive for the novel Coronavirus.
LAX officials indicate they are in contact with Los Angeles County Public Health in order to determine treatment and to seek out those who may have come in close contact with the officer in case they have been exposed to the virus and need to be quarantined.
Another case of COVID-19 was found by one of the supervisors at the LAPD Pacific Division Station. According to the police department, the supervisor exhibited flu-like symptoms on March 5 and was sent home and tested for COVID-19, which came back positive.
He is improving and is expected to make a full recovery, the LAPD indicated in a statement released on March 15. No other personnel from the Pacific Division have experienced symptoms or have been isolated.