A dozen Alicante police officers quarantined after colleague tests positive

AN ALICANTE police force is severely stretched with a dozen officers down after one of their colleagues tested positive for coronavirus.

AS a result, all 12 San Vicente del Raspeig Local Police officers are in quarantine with their families as a precaution.

Mayor, Jesus Villar, confirmed the situation, and said the council is now waiting for the Health Department to advise on how to proceed and when the officers can return to work.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
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