Toronto police say three extra workers take a look at constructive for COVID-19


Toronto police verify that three extra members of the service have now examined constructive for COVID-19.

In an announcement launched Tuesday, Toronto police spokesperson Meghan Grey mentioned as of March 31, 5 members of the police service have examined constructive for the virus.

Earlier this month, officers confirmed that an officer from 14 Division and a civilian member had examined constructive COVID-19.

Grey mentioned Tuesday that there are actually three workers at 14 Division who’re contaminated with the virus in addition to one workers member from 23 Division and one from headquarters.

“In each case, we work with public well being authorities who conduct an in-depth investigation associated to every member and their contacts,” Grey’s assertion learn.

“At each location, we take motion to make sure enhanced cleansing measures as really useful by public well being officers, comparable to extra floor cleansing in ceaselessly accessed areas, are undertaken as quickly as attainable.”

Police haven’t indicated if the three new instances contain officers or civilians.

Anybody who has labored in shut quarters with the contaminated workers has been informed to self-monitor for signs, Grey added.

“Defending its members is of paramount significance,” the assertion continued.

“The service continues to offer its members with probably the most up-to-date data from public well being officers with respect to self-screening, social distancing, frequent hand-washing with cleaning soap, and working towards self-isolation.”