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Calcasieu Parish Sheriff tests positive for COVID-19 amid Laura recovery

3 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, September 06 2020 Sep 6, 2020 September 06, 2020 7:54 AM September 06, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
LAKE CHARLES -- Amid recovering from deadly Hurricane Laura, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announced on Saturday that he tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement, Sheriff Tony Mancuso said, "Although I tested positive I want the citizens of Calcasieu Parish to know I am dedicated to the recovery of our community. I will be continually working and quarantining in my office, away from everyone. Although I will not be able to attend any face to face meetings my Chief Deputy Stitch Guillory will be representing CPSO in my absence, and I will still be available for interviews and meetings through video or phone conferencing.”

Sheriff Mancuso ended his statement by reminding his community that COVID-19 is still affecting people, and everyone needs to continue to take precautions as they try to rebuild after the storm.

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