Gatwick Airport Detention Centre says ‘well-developed’ procedures are in place after detainee tests positive for coronavirus

Gatwick Airport Detention Centre has said it has ‘well-developed’ procedures to manage infectious disease outbreaks after a detainee tested positive for coronavirus.

Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 12:58 pm

John Whitwam, managing director of G4S Custodial and Detention Services, said the health and safety of staff and people in the centre’s care is the ‘top priority’.

He added: “We have existing, well-developed policies and procedures in place to manage outbreaks of infectious diseases.

“We are in regular discussion with Public Health England and following all national guidance.”

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