Georgia police chief tests positive for coronavirus

SOUTH FULTON — The City of South Fulton Police Chief has tested positive for COVID-19.

Chief Keith Meadows and his wife Tanya tested positive for COVID-19 Friday. They are quarantining and at home recovering.

The police department has notified the six employees who have been in close contact with Meadows. Officials say the department’s ability to provide police services to the city has not been impacted by the positive diagnosis.


“The public should not be concerned as to officers responding to their homes. Officers are wearing masks and have personal protective equipment available while responding to calls. We are also continuing to sanitize the precincts and take all of the necessary precautions to reduce transmissions per CDC guidelines. We are looking forward to Chief and Tanya making a speedy recovery, ” said police spokesman Lt. Jubal Rogers.



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