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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135435.015 Event: 05/08/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working as a K-9 agent for a federal agency that guarded the bor der between the United States and Mexico. On Feb. 13, 2021, he was called out to assist a local police department in a traffic stop. The individual who was deta ined was infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. The agent became infected thru contact. He contracted COVID-19. He was hospitalized. At 6:00 p.m. on May 8, 2021, he died.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1529694.015 Fatality

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