Three screening officers at Vancouver International Airport have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority confirmed the cases in an email Wednesday.
CATSA spokesperson Sandra Alvarez said there are 700 screening officers working at YVR, and three have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Alvarez did not provide any further information, but said the agency prioritizes the well-being of screening officers and those working in and travelling through Canadian airports.
“There has been no impact on our screening operations,” Alvarez said, in the email.
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