Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport employee tests positive for COVID-19

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- An employee at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19. 

The airport reported Tuesday, March 31, the Interflight Parking employee works in the Ground Transportation booth located on the baggage claim roadway. The individual was last at the airport on Thursday, March 26, and worked third shift. 

According to the airport, steps have been taken to restrict access to those areas where the individual worked and to sanitize those areas.

"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," the airport said in a news release. "The health and safety of every person that enters MKE remain our top priority."

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