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TSA statement on fourth COVID-19 case at JFK Airport

Statement
Friday, March 20, 2020

“TSA confirms that a fourth Transportation Security Administration officer who works at John F. Kennedy International Airport tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The individual is quarantined and resting at home. TSA employees who work the same shift and may have come in contact with the officer who tested positive during the past 14 days have been alerted about the situation so that they can take action as appropriate.”

“Security screening checkpoints remain open and the agency is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New York City Health Department to monitor the situation as well as the health and safety of our employees and the traveling public.”

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Read more information about COVID-19, including the location where this TSA employee worked at the airport.