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Three BC Ferries workers test positive for COVID-19

Last Updated Oct 31, 2020 at 2:50 pm PST

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Summary

BC Ferries says there is no risk to the public after three workers came down with COVID-19

One worker at the Horseshoe Bay Terminal has tested positive while two more people did at the Langdale Terminal

None of the workers have direct contact with passengers: BC Ferries

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — BC Ferries has confirmed three of its employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

Two of them work at the Langdale terminal and the other person works out of the Horseshoe Bay terminal, according to BC Ferries.

It adds there isn’t a risk to the public since none of the infected workers were in a position that has direct contact with passengers.

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Contact tracing has been completed for those employees as well.

In cases where the health authority is concerned about public exposure risk, it issues a notification.

The crown corporation is pointing out that, in this case, the authority has not issued one.