Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Brenda Lucki, has tested negative for the novel coronavirus after having been exposed to someone with the illness.
In a tweet Saturday afternoon, Lucki said she is “relieved to report negative results.”
“I have the go-ahead from public health to end isolation, but I’m continuing to follow their guidelines and protocols,” she wrote.
She urged the public to “keep yourselves and others safe.”
In a tweet Wednesday, Lucki said she had been exposed to someone with the virus, adding that she was “self-isolating as a precaution” while awaiting test results.
In an emailed statement to Global News, the RCMP said Lucki “took all appropriate steps after hearing she was exposed to a positive case.”
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“She underwent immediate testing and is following the Government of Canada’s isolation guidelines until she receives her results.”
The force said no other members of its senior management team were self-isolating as a result.
The news of Lucki’s test results come as Canada continues to struggle to contain the second wave of the pandemic.
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