Now, 17 firefighters have tested positive at a Los Angeles Fire Department station that serves LAX.
According to LA Fire Captain Erik Scott who told KNX reporter Margaret Carrero that "the fire station has been industrially disinfected."
"These outbreaks coincide with the surge of COVID-19 cases throughout Los Angeles County," Scott said.
Scott said to they are asking the public to join their team in wearing masks and washing their hands and maintaining a physical distance. The LAFD has seen more than 100 members test positive with more than 50 who have recovered and returned to work.
Here is a complete list of COVID-19 cases among LAFD, LA County Fire, LASD and LAPD.
Gov. Newsom has ordered the closure of indoor operations at restaurants, wineries, zoos, movie theaters in certain counties for at least three weeks for more than 20 counties amid rising cases of COVID-19. He has added more counties to that state monitoring list today totaling 26 counties.
All of this as Dr. Fauci warns that the U.S. could see 100,000 cases of COVID-19 a day if Americans don't follow safety protocols and recommendations from public health.