Two other York-Poquoson Sheriff’s deputies and a civilian employee assigned at the York-Poquoson Courthouse have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office made the announcement Monday.
This after a deputy, also assigned at the courthouse, tested positive Saturday — bringing the total number to four positive cases.
The two deputies had previously been quarantined at home while awaiting their results. All four will not return to work without clearance from a medical professional, officials said.
The courthouse was closed for thorough cleaning Monday in accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The courthouse will reopen Tuesday, officials said.
As of Monday, James City County has 118 positive cases of the coronavirus , Newport News has 54, Hampton has 41, York County has 21, Williamsburg has 13 and Poquoson has 3, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s website.
The Peninsula Health District covers Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg, James City County and York County. The Hampton Health District covers Hampton.