Officer with Prince Albert Police tests positive for COVID-19, force says

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A Saskatchewan police force says one of its officers has tested positive for COVID-19.

A news release from the Prince Albert Police Service says the officer's positive diagnosis was confirmed on Friday.

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But the force says the officer has been self-isolating at home since Monday and is following all public health protocols.

It did not release details about the officer's identity or condition.

The force says it's co-operating with the provincial health authority's efforts to trace the officer's contacts.

It says it will step up sanitization and disinfection efforts at both its locations over the weekend.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 17, 2020.

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