Coronavirus Canada Updates: Hamilton police officer tests positive for COVID-19

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Coronavirus Canada Updates: Hamilton police officer tests positive for COVID-19
Coronavirus Canada Updates: Hamilton police officer tests positive for COVID-19

Hamilton police say an officer assigned to the East End Station has tested positive for COVID-19.

The service says the officer was last at work on Oct. 19.

“All areas where the member worked have undergone a deep cleaning,” police said in a media release.

Police say they’re now working with Hamilton public health to ensure proper contact tracing is completed, adding the infected officer is recovering at home.

Spokesperson Jackie Penman said the service has seen three members test positive for the virus during the pandemic so far — two sworn officers and one special constable.

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