1,111 Metro employees tested for COVID-19; 263 positive cases confirmed

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — At least 1,111 Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department employees have been tested for COVID-19. Two hundred and sixty-three positive and 841 negative test results were reported.

Seven test results are pending.

The department reported its first positive coronavirus toward the end of March. At that time, 31 Metro employees had been tested.

In Mid-March, 48 of the department’s employees gave notice of possible exposure.

At last check in July, 768 employees had been tested for COVID-19. At that point, 552 negative results had returned.

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