About 40 Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies are being quarantined after their possible exposure to the novel coronavirus, spokeswoman Teri Barbera told WPTV NewsChannel 5 on Friday morning.The deputies are in self-quarantine at their homes after coming into contact with someone who had symptoms of the coronavirus, Barbera said.No other information was immediately available.Three deputies have already tested positive for COVID-19.Barbera previously said two of the deputies were in quarantine at their homes, while a third was in a hospital in critical condition.She said one deputy worked at the Palm Beach County Main Detention Center on Gun Club Road near West Palm Beach, and another worked about 40 miles away at the west county jail.
Holmwood Technical narrowed the lead Edwin Allen held to four points after victory in the Girls Javelin Throw Open event, which Georgette Samuels won with a distance of 46.64m on Friday at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium. Last year’s winner Sah-jay Stevens of St Jago could only muster second despite a much better distance than she did last year with 46.05m. In 2016 she threw 43.60m to win. Third place went to Kimoy Phillips of Petersfield with a distance of 43.08m. After seven finals the points standings were Edwin Allen 40 points, Holmwood Technical 36 points, Hydel 35 points, St Jago 34 points, and Excelsior 33 points.