Individual self-isolating since February 4

The Cobourg Police Service (CPS) was informed today that a fourth staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Through contact tracing, the individual was identified as a potential high-risk contact. The member has been self-isolating since February 4 as a precaution as they waited for COVID-19 test results. 

The affected member continues to self-isolate and recover at home. 

“This staff member was identified through initial case-and-contact tracing as a high-risk contact. The staff member went to get tested and was self-isolating as a precaution,” said Chief Paul VandeGraaf, Cobourg Police Service. “One safeguard in our pandemic plan requires high-risk contacts to have multiple negative COVID-19 test results before they can return to work. We do this to protect the workforce. This individual’s second test came back positive.” 

CPS continues to work with the HKPRD Health Unit to take the necessary precautions to protect staff members and the community. 

There continues to be no disruption in CPS service delivery. 

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