PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — The sheriff in Pinellas County is under quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.
What You Need To Know
- Gualtieri is the latest sheriff to test positive for COVID-19
- Symptoms mild, include loss of taste and smell
- Gualtieri will work from home
The sheriff’s office says Sheriff Bob Gualtieri tested positive Friday afternoon.
A spokesman says Gualtieri’s symptoms are mild, with no fever or respiratory issues, but does have a loss of taste and smell.
Gualtieri will remain home for 10 days and work remotely. He’ll also stay in contact with the sheriff’s office command staff.
Gualtieri is the latest sheriff to test positive for COVID-19. Other sheriffs include Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson, Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood, Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz, and St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara, along with Corrections Secretary Mark Inch.