UPDATE: All 11 Harpersville police officers test negative for COVID-19

UPDATE: All 11 Harpersville police officers test negative for COVID-19
COVID-19 CDC EUA Kit. (Source: WBRC video)

HARPERSVILLE, Ala. (WBRC) - The Town of Harpersville reported Monday morning that all 11 police officers have tested negative for COVID-19. This includes Chief Jimmy Macon, who tested positive earlier this month.

A release on June 18 said Macon showed no symptoms prior to the positive test and has been instructed by health officials to be retested.

City officials say the police officers on duty with Macon were sent home and instructed to quarantine while their tests were being processed.

The police department building was cleaned and sanitized by a professional disinfectant company, according to city officials.

On June 19, 11 police officers had been tested. Nine of those tests came back negative. The remainder of the results are still pending.

Officials say all precautionary measures have been taken and they are adhering to guidelines set by Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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