Manatee County deputy tests positive for COVID-19 after Orlando vacation

A Manatee County deputy recently tested positive for COVID-19 after vacationing in Orlando, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

The deputy, his wife and seven other deputies are in self-isolation as a precaution, but so far none of them have developed any symptoms.

The deputy tested positive on Monday, March 23.

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