By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Public Safety says six members in the police bureau have tested positive for coronavirus.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools Leaders Discuss Ways To Spend Federal Funding Through American Rescue Plan
Public Safety made the announcement Friday, saying six people are infected and others have been placed in isolation or quarantine because of possible exposures.
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Police say they’ve been requiring mask-wearing, screening people when entering Public Safety facilities, social distancing and putting strict protocols in place on contact tracing.
Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich and Police Chief Scott Schubert have re-issued orders to Pittsburgh police bureau members reminding them to follow coronavirus protocols.MORE NEWS: Troy Polamalu Says He Tested Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Hall Of Fame Enshrinement
Anyone who doesn’t follow these orders will be disciplined.