NASHVILLE (WSMV) - A total of nine TSA agents at the Nashville International Airport (BNA) have tested positive for COVID-19.
TSA officials say the most recent screener confirmed case worked at a security check point on April 3rd.
We previously reported other cases involving screening and baggage officers who worked on the following days:
- Baggage officer, last worked March 17 in baggage area, 12-8:30 p.m. shift,
- Screening officer, last worked March 18 at main checkpoint, 3-11:30 a.m. shift,
- Baggage officer, last worked March 20 in baggage area, 4-12:30 p.m. shift,
- Screening officer, last worked on March 25 at main checkpoint, 3-11:30 a.m. shift,
- Screening officer, last worked March 26 at main checkpoint, 3-11:30 a.m. shift
TSA officials tell us one of the TSA agents out of the nine has recovered from coronavirus.
A concessions worker and an American Airlines employee also reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 at BNA.
Nationwide, TSA has had 403 employees, both screeners and non-screeners, test positive for COVID-19. Officials say 45 of those employees have recovered and 3 have unfortunately died after diagnosed with the virus.
For more on TSA's response, click here.