U.S. Homeland Security Customs-Border Patrol Officer Carlo Cayabyab, 47, died September 16th after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Tecate Port of Entry in Tecate, California.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.
Officer Cayabyab had served with the United States Customs and Border Patrol – Office of Field Operations for 15 years.