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.