Four New Brunswick RCMP employees in isolation after COVID-19 exposure on duty

Moncton, New Brunswick – Three members of the Codiac Regional RCMP and a Codiac RCMP cellblock guard are in precautionary self-isolation following an exposure to a positive case of COVID-19 while on duty.

On February 12, 2021, police officers responded to a report of an intoxicated individual in Moncton. Members were wearing cloth face coverings. The man was arrested and transported to Codiac where he was placed in cells. At that time, members learned that the individual had recently tested positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19 New Brunswick
COVID-19 New Brunswick

Immediate precautions were taken to limit the exposure and reduce the risk for anyone else. This included rigorous sanitizing of equipment and precautionary self-isolation for the involved members.

The New Brunswick RCMP is working closely with Public Health to carefully monitor and assess the situation. At this time, public exposure is not believed to have occurred.

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