NPD officer tests positive for COVID-19

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Saturday, June 20, an officer from the Nederland Police Department notified administration that he tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release. The officer stated his symptoms were relatively minor and that of an ordinary sinus infection.

The officer is the first member of the department to test positive, the release reads, and the diagnosis will not have a major impact on the current NPD operations. The officers and staff at the Nederland Police Department will continue ongoing protocols to avoid any COVID-19 exposure to its officers and members of the public.