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UPDATE: Officers End Self-Isolation

Date: March 23, 2020
Incident Type: Possible COVID-19 Exposure
Location: Zone 2

UPDATE (2:22 p.m., March 24, 2020) — The driver of the vehicle who exhibited symptoms similar to COVID-19 was tested and the results came back negative.

The officers who responded are no longer on self-isolation and continue to show no symptoms. All are returning to their regular shifts.


ORIGINAL POST: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Officers from Zone 2 responded to a minor collision involving two vehicles in Market Square today around noon.

One of the drivers was determined to exhibit symptoms similar to COVID-19. The driver was transported to a local hospital for testing.

Out of an abundance of caution, officers who were at the crash scene were sent home to self-isolate until the matter is further evaluated. None of the officers are showing symptoms.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri