N.B. RCMP officer tests positive for COVID-19
HALIFAX -- An RCMP officer in New Brunswick has tested positive for COVID-19.
In a release issued Saturday, the RCMP confirm that the member, who is a police officer in the West District, tested positive and is now self-isolating at home.
“At this time, the case is not believed to be related to frontline interaction,” said the statement.
One other employee has been placed in self-isolation as a precaution.
“All frontline RCMP officers in New Brunswick have personal protective equipment and are using it when responding to calls that may involve possible exposure to COVID-19,” continued the release.
The RCMP says there is no anticipated impact on frontline policing or deployability.