More than a dozen Memphis police officers test positive for coronavirus

More than a dozen Memphis police officers test positive for coronavirus

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A number of Memphis police officers have tested positive for coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.

A spokesperson for the department says 13 commissioned officers and three civilian employees have tested positive.

All 16 are quarantined at home.

As of Wednesday, there are nearly 900 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Shelby County and 21 deaths.

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