ABC 7 reported on the 22nd that the current candidate was up for re-election.Los Angeles CountyPolice Chief Alex Villanueva tests positivecoronavirus disease,
“Unfortunately, the major has tested positive for the coronavirus and has mild symptoms, but is in good spirits,” the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.
It is unclear how he contracted the virus. The county sheriff, 59, was diagnosed with COVID-19. was vaccinated againstVaccinationBut not sure about the booster.
Villanueva led the June midterm elections with less than half the vote and will face retired Long Beach Police Department operative Robert Luna in the November runoff.
Villanueva has long been at loggerheads with the Los Angeles County Board of Governors over several issues, including the sheriff’s department’s vaccine order.