Hampton Sheriff's Office deputy tests positive for coronavirus

Posted at 3:26 PM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 15:26:53-04

HAMPTON, Va. - A deputy with the Hampton Sheriff's Office tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a statement from the department.

The deputy was assigned to the intake and booking area.

According to the Hampton Sheriff's Office, the staff member was non-symptomatic while at work and the sheriff's office is considered to be low-risk.

The sheriff's office said it is taking precautionary measures and following the Hampton Health Department's guidelines of self-monitoring.

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