The number of positive coronavirus cases among employees of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, north of Miami, is increasing dramatically.
As reported by various local media, a total of 527 employees have undergone COVID-19 tests and 35 of them have tested positive, which has raised all the alarms in case that place has become a focus of COVID-19 infection and if measures should be taken in this regard.
In addition, another 291 employees are being monitored for suspicions that they may have been infected as they have flu-like symptoms. Meanwhile, another 200 they have already undergone the test and it has been verified that they had no remains of the COVID-19, so they have been able to return to their jobs without further complications.
According to information released by various sources familiar with the case, many of the confirmed cases come from BSO care centers, and now he is receiving treatment in the hospital. Three call centers have more than a dozen cases and the Sunrise location is the one with the most cases.
The union president noted that security practices were not implemented until a few days ago. Last Friday, the agent from that same department, Shannon Bennett, died of complications from COVID-19.