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NEWSOM IS

ANNOUNCING A BIG BREAK FOR MANY

HOMEOWNERS

STRUGGLING UNDER THESE STAY AT

HOME ORDERS.

HERE IN SAN FRANCISCO, THE

CORONAVIRUS

HAS PUT THE CITY'S LARGEST

NURSING HOME ON LOCKDOWN,

AND IT'S FORCING DOZENS OF

POLICE OFFICERS TO

SELF-QUARANTINE.

KPIX 5'S JOE VAZQUEZ WITH THE

NEW CALL TO

EXPEDITE TESTING FOR FIRST

RESPONDERS.

REPORTER: THERE IS A SENSE

OF DREAD

AMONG SOME CITY EMPLOYEES

TONIGHT, INCLUDING HERE AT

SAN FRANCISCO POLICE DEPARTMENT

HEADQUARTERS.

THE POLICE UNION CHIEF

ANNOUNCED 2 POLICE

OFFICERS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE

FOR THE CORONAVIRUS.

THIS AS DOZENS MORE WERE

POTENTIALLY

EXPOSED BY THOSE 2 OFFICERS.

IT'S HERE, AND IT'S REAL.

REPORTER: THE POLICE UNION

PRESIDENT

SAID THE 2 OFFICERS WHO TESTED

POSITIVE ARE

SERGEANTS IN THE SPECIAL

VICTIMS UNIT.

THEY'VE BEEN SENT HOME TO SELF-

QUARANTINE,

ALONG WITH 15 OTHER OFFICERS.

HE CALLS IT THE TIP OF THE

ICEBERG.

I'M SURE YOU'VE HEARD WHAT'S

HAPPENING

IN NEW YORK WHERE 200 OF THEIR

OFFICERS HAVE TESTED

POSITIVE AND 3,000 OFFICERS

HAVE BEEN TOLD TO

QUARANTINE OR SELF-ISOLATE.

REPORTER: HE SENT A LETTER

TO THE MAYOR

SAYING EVERY OFFICER NEEDS TO

BE TESTED IMMEDIATELY.

WE HAVE A BASELINE, AND IF

WE'RE GOING

TO SLOW IT DOWN AND STOP THE

SPREAD, WE NEED TO KNOW

WHO'S INFECTED RIGHT NOW.

REPORTER: MEANWHILE THE

HEALTH

DEPARTMENT ORDERED A QUARANTINE

FOR LAGUNA HONDA,

ONE OF THE LARGEST NURSING

HOMES IN THE COUNTRY RUN

BY THE SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT

OF PUBLIC HEALTH.

NO RESIDENTS CAN LEAVE CAMPUS,

NO VISITORS

SINCE MARCH 6th, WHEN THE FIRST

2 STAFF MEMBERS

TESTED POSITIVE.

NOW THERE ARE 5 POSITIVE CASES.

4 ARE NURSES, THE 5th DOESN'T

WORK

DIRECTLY WITH RESIDENTS.

SO FAR NO PATIENTS HAVE TESTED

POSITIVE,

BUT ONLY 15 HAVE BEEN TESTED

OUT OF 780 RESIDENTS.

UNFORTUNATELY THE VIRUS IS

CIRCULATING

IN THE COMMUNITY.

REPORTER: AN INFECTIOUS

DISEASE EXPERT

AT UC BERKELEY SAYS NURSING

HOME RESIDENTS ARE

ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE

CORONAVIRUS.

IN FACT, IT'S A NURSING HOME

THAT'S AT THE

CENTER OF THE OUTBREAK IN

WASHINGTON STATE.

HE SAYS KEEPING FAMILY AWAY IS

REALLY

TOUGH ON THE RESIDENT.

IT CLEARLY HAS A TOLL.

I LEADS TO LONELINESS AND

POTENTIALLY

DEPRESSION.

SO IT'S DIFFICULT TO ENFORCE

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