Impact of COVID-19 on Louisville’s first responders

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — During Monday’s daily briefing, Mayor Fischer announced 44 members of Louisville Metro Police, Louisville Fire, Metro EMS, Emergency Management and the coroner’s office are now off duty because of COVID-19.

Four of them – three Metro Police officers and one corrections worker are in self-isolation after testing positive.

Twenty-two are quarantined because they were exposed to someone who tested positive and 18 are screened off, meaning they have symptoms but don’t have test results yet.

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