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Sarasota County firefighter tests positive for COVID-19

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SARASOTA, Fla. — A Sarasota County firefighter has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

A spokesperson for Sarasota County Emergency Services made the announcement Friday afternoon after receiving official notification from the Florida Department of Health.

Details surrounding the case were not immediately clear. Sarasota County Fire Chief Michael Regnier is expected to offer more information soon.

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