Pre-Board Screening Officers At Pearson Tested Positive For COVID-19 This Month
Plus several other airport workers.
Canada's largest airport has seen a number of COVID-19 cases this month, both among passengers and staff.
Fifty-five flights with infected passengers on board passed throughin the past two weeks.
Pearson also confirmed that pre-board screening officers tested positive for the disease in October.
Pearson Screening officers with covid-19 in October
The officers tested positive on October 3 and 12. The last time they were at the airport was on September 27 and October 10.
Three other Pearson employees have also contracted the virus this month — two in general operations and one employee of Chart Right, a private charter company.
Pearson has a voluntary airport-wide case log that records cases anonymously among workers.
The case log does not specify whether these employees are self-isolating at home.
Pearson has been ramping up its cleaning protocols in recent months.
The airport recently unveiledin seconds.
Sanitization at the airport occurs every two hours and a passenger disinfection corridor is currently being tested.