A police officer in New Brunswick has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now self-isolating at home.
“At this time, the case is not believed to be related to frontline interaction,” RCMP said in a statement released on Saturday.
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,” said the RCMP.
New Brunswick police monitoring how they respond to calls during coronavirus pandemic
In the meantime, police said there is no anticipated impact on frontline policing or deployability.
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