In the wake of a sailor from Naval Base San Diego who tested “presumptive positive” for the coronavirus, the Navy said Sunday it has added safety measures in the San Diego metro area.

The sailor is quarantined at home and the positive test result is pending confirmation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Navy said that people the sailor identified having close contact with have been notified and are in isolation at their residence.

“Navy Region Southwest increased health protection conditions at all metro installations,” said Brian O’Rourke, a media officer with the U.S. Navy. “Navy Region Southwest is working closely with our partners in state and local public health departments, and following all guidance from the Department of Defense, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect Navy personnel and visitors to our installations.”

O’Rourke said the following measures will be taken in San Diego:

— Commanders will continue no-touch ID scanning at all entry control points. Personnel are required to present both sides of the ID/credential for screening by a guard.

— Visitor Control Center personnel will use the health questionnaire to screen people seeking access to installations.

— Installations with air terminals in the San Diego area will begin screening using questionnaires of everyone embarking or disembarking flights.

— Installations will provide cleaning products and hand sanitizers for high-traffic facilities and common areas on base.

— Navy commanders should assess the risk of holding any ship tours, large events or mass gatherings.

Meanwhile in San Diego County, at least eight new cases were reported Friday and Saturday.

UC San Diego Health said on Saturday that two health care workers tested positive for COVID-19.

Two Marines at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar tested positive for the virus, one on Friday and another on Saturday.

A University of San Diego graduate student living off campus and a San Diego State University student tested positive Friday.

On Friday evening it was announced that a parent of children who attend the San Diego Jewish Academy in Carmel Valley tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. The academy notified parents of the positive test Friday evening by email, the paper said.

And on Saturday, Chula Vista City Councilman Steve Padilla announced on Twitter that he has tested positive for the virus. He said he is in isolation at home and is “healthy, strong and safe.”

The Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park announced Saturday that it will be closed beginning Monday through the end of the month.

The National City Police Department said Sunday that several city facilities will be closed temporarily. They include the Camacho Recreation Center, Casa de Salud, El Toyon Recreation Center, Kimball Senior Center, National City Public Library and the pool.

The Senior Nutrition center will begin delivering home meals and allowing for to-go meals, but will not be serving seated meals to the public onsite.

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