Security officer on Parliament Hill tests positive for coronavirus

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The email suggests the individual worked on the main floor of the Victoria Building on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, and began feeling symptoms the next day.
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A member of the Parliamentary Protective Service (PPS) — which works to safeguard Parliament Hill — has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

According to a Human Resources email sent to all Senate staff obtained by Global News, the individual notified the PPS they had tested positive for COVID-19 on Sept 10.



On Sept. 3, the employee was tested for the respiratory virus.

However, on Sept. 8, the individual attended work and visited a number of locations, including the vehicle screening facility, the men's locker room, elevators, a break room and the visitor welcome centre.

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According to the email, the Senate had no prior knowledge of the situation before Sept. 10.

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