Growing COVID-19 Cases Forces SF Firefighters To Work Overtime

“About 90 to 100,” said Danny Garcia of the San Francisco Fire Department. “It’s fluid because some people are going off, some people are coming back, and so on.”

NBC Bay Area learned that in the days before testing positive, Chief Jeanine Nicholson had visited fire stations during Christmas week, as is customary to boost morale. She later tested positive.

There is no proof that the two events are connected, but the outbreak means more work for firefighters who test negative.


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