Harris County deputy hospitalized twice for COVID-19 back on the job

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Thursday, July 30, 2020
Harris Co. deputy hospitalized twice for virus back on job
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Welcome back Officer Rebeles! Here's a look at her successful gang-related arrest Thursday morning.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A Harris County deputy is back on the job after a second hospitalization for COVID-19 and she's already back to catching bad guys, according to her superiors.

Major Mike Lee tweeted a photo of Field Training Officer Rebeles, saying she had been hospitalized twice for COVID-19.

Lee said Rebeles and her trainee stopped a car this morning and arrested two armed gang members.

The officers found $6,000, narcotics and stolen firearms in the vehicle, according to Lee.

In Lee's praise of the recovered officer and her trainee, he included the hashtag #girlpower.

Photos in Lee's tweet show the two officers posed with the stolen firearms and money found in the suspect vehicle.

The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in southeast Texas is still increasing. The area has seen cases and deaths among civilians, government leaders and law enforcement. Many people still have questions about the virus. Here, experts answer a few of them.