TSA officer at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport tests positive for coronavirus

TSA officer at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport tests positive for coronavirus
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 3, 2020, file photo, a pair of workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport wear masks in SeaTac, Wash. While white collar workers trying to avoid contagion can work from home or call in sick if they experience symptoms of the new virus, such precautions are not an options for the millions of waiters, delivery workers, cashiers, ride-hailing drivers, museum attendants and countless others who routinely come into contact with the public. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) (Elaine Thompson)

SEA-TAC, Wash. — A TSA officer at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport tested positive for the coronavirus, the Port of Seattle announced Tuesday.

The officer last worked the morning shift March 21 at checkpoint 5, which is currently closed for additional cleaning.

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TSA notified employees who were in close contact with the security officer.

Travelers who believe they might have been in contact with the TSA agent should consult with their health care provider.