FALMOUTH (CBS) – The Steamship Authority is taking containment steps after one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.
The worker, who is not being identified, last worked on a ferry that left from Hyannis for Martha’s Vineyard at noon Tuesday, Aug. 15.READ MORE: Gov. Charlie Baker Weighing $4B Spending Bill Sent To Him By Lawmakers
The employee learned of the positive test result the following Friday and informed the Steamship Authority immediately.READ MORE: Wind Gusts Across Eastern Mass. Projected To Be 50 MPH Or Higher On Monday Night
The Steamship Authority informed other crew who may have had contact with the employee and cleaned the ship thoroughly.MORE NEWS: Body Of Missing UNH Student Vincenzo Lirosi Found
Officials said it’s not likely the worker had any contact with passengers.