Jan. 28—A Tulare County Sheriff’s officer has died from COVID-19.

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Sheriff Mike Boudreaux confirmed on a Facebook submitting Wednesday night of the passing of veteran deputy Frank Holguin, who died earlier in the day from troubles of the coronavirus.

Holguin was 56 a long time previous.

It is unclear when Holguin to start with contracted the contagious virus or how extensive he’d been battling COVID-19, which has been attributed to the dying of a lot more than 428,000 persons in the United States considering that the pandemic started virtually a year back.

The son of a California Freeway Patrol officer, Holguin commenced his individual regulation enforcement vocation more than 20 yrs aged with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Place of work and in the beginning labored as a deputy at the Bob Wiley Detention Facility.

Holguin also worked at the adult pre-trial facility, men’s correctional services in Orosi, Tulare and Pixley, and in the courts and relatives aid safety.

“All of us at the Sheriff’s Place of work are heartbroken over the loss of Deputy Holguin,” the Tulare County Sheriff’s Business office posted on Facebook. “We check with that you join us in sending your ideas and prayers to his family members and all of these who cherished him.”

Holguin is survived by his spouse of 33 a long time, Barbara, his daughter, Serrana, son Frank IV and his granddaughter Rose.

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Business office has arrive below fireplace in the latest weeks amid a COVID-19 outbreak that swept as a result of the county’s correctional amenities.

When Tulare County very last up-to-date his COVID-19 studies, the county experienced documented on Monday of 542 coronavirus-similar deaths.

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