VPD Officers Test COVID-Positive After Reporting To “Out Of Control” Party

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VPD Officers Test COVID-Positive After Reporting To “Out Of Control” Party

Several police officers have tested positive for COVID-19, after being called to an “out of control” party.

Ralph Kaisers, President of the Vancouver Police Union, tweeted about the incident on Friday. He said three officers caught the virus, while two full patrol teams are in self-isolation.

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By the time police arrived at the party, more than 100 people had gathered, said Kaisers.

The Vancouver Police Department confirmed three officers tested positive, but did not provide any further details.

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry recently said private parties are the cause of more than 40 positive cases of the virus. Meanwhile, health officials announced several recent incidents of COVID-19 exposure across B.C.

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