Coronavirus: 2 City of Kawartha Lakes police officers in self-isolation due to suspected exposure

Two City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service officers are currently in self-isolation following suspected exposure to COVID-19, the service said Monday.

Police say on Saturday two officers arrested a man for an alleged domestic assault in Lindsay. The service says the officers — members of the uniform branch — were removed from duty following their interaction with the accused.

“The officers will remain off-duty in self-isolation while they are tested for COVID-19,” Sgt. Dave Murtha said.

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Murtha say based on information the man provided, there is “reason to suspect” that he has COVID-19.

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