New Bedford firefighters test negative after potential exposure to COVID-19

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — The New Bedford firefighters placed in quarantine after potential exposure to COVID-19 have tested negative for the virus, according to city spokesperson Jonathan Carvalho.

Last week, 22 firefighters were required to self-quarantine after potential exposure to one of their colleagues who tested positive for COVID-19.

All 22 firefighters are now cleared to return to duty, according to Carvalho, since they all tested negative.

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