Related: 11 Kirkland first responders released from quarantine; 29 firefighters, 4 police officers remain quarantined

  • Source: Kirkland Reporter
  • Published: 03/12/2020 01:43 AM

Eleven Kirkland first responders have been released from after undergoing the 14-day quarantine period after being exposed to the coronavirus. As of March 10, there are still 29 firefighters and four police officers in quarantine after potential coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure. According to a city of Kirkland press release, Fire Station 21 remains inactive and is being used as a quarantine site for first responders, in addition to a second unidentified facility. Eleven test results came back negative and one test result came back positive for COVID-19, the release states. A total of 16 first responders are experiencing symptoms. Regardless of test results, first responders with potential exposure to COVID-19 are undergoing the 14-day quarantine period. First responders are “going to work if it’s their regular rotations,” city communications manager Kellie Stickney said.


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