TSA statement on COVID-19 case at EWR Airport

Monday, March 23, 2020

“TSA confirms that a third Transportation Security Administration officer who works at Newark Liberty 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 Jersey Department of Public Health to monitor the situation as well as the health and safety of our employees and the traveling public.”