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Third Killeen Police officer tests positive for COVID-19

Killeen Police Department
Posted at 5:07 PM, Apr 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-21 18:11:16-04

KILLEEN, TX — A third Killeen Police officer has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the City of Killeen.

The City of Killeen received notification today that a third employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

Two Killeen Police officers have previously tested positive.

The City says they are following CDC recommendations for the handling of confirmed cases and potential exposure of other employees.

Those recommendations continue to evolve, so specifics including the number of quarantined employees, their work status, etc. will not be disclosed.

"City employees are providing essential services to Killeen, and we have implemented procedures and precautions for the safety of our workforce and the public," the statement said. "We ask the public to follow federal, state and local guidance to stop the spread of the virus and to protect the health and safety of our community."