The first case of COVID-19 in the Los Angeles Police Department was confirmed Sunday in one of its supervisors at Pacific Division, the department said.
The supervisor exhibited flu-like symptoms March 5, the LAPD said. The person was sent home and tested for COVID-19, which came back positive. He is improving and expects to make a full recovery, the LAPD said in a statement released Sunday.
No other personnel from the division have experienced symptoms or been isolated, Los Angeles police said.