Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport employee tests positive for coronavirus

Posted at 4:13 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 17:17:02-04

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport has confirmed an employee has tested positive for COVID-19, better known as coronavirus.

Officials say they received notice on Tuesday that an Interflight Parking employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The person worked in the Ground Transportation booth located on the baggage claim roadway. The person was last at the airport on March 26 and worked 3rd shift.

"Steps have been taken to restrict access to those areas where the individual worked and to sanitize those areas," a spokesperson writes in a statement. "While this individual's work location is a single standalone site, MKE has increased routine cleaning services, including performing additional sanitizing measures at night, and is continuing daily high-touch cleaning efforts to help protect the health and safety of every person that visits or works at MKE."

Officials say the health and safety of every person that enters the airport remain their top priority.

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