Detroit police chief: 8 officers diagnosed with COVID-19, 233 quarantined

DPD has 233 officers in quarantine.
DPD has 233 officers in quarantine.

DETROIT – Detroit police Chief James Craig announced Sunday that seven of his department’s officers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 while 233 are quarantined.

The announcement was made in a phone interview with Local 4 with Chief James Craig on Sunday evening.

He also discussed the situation at a virtual swearing in ceremony for a new class of graduating police officers.

Friday, there were five officers confirmed with coronavirus and 152 were quarantined. That number increased over the weekend.


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