First New GRTC COVID-19 Case Detected in Five Weeks

For Immediate Release
November 6, 2020
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First New GRTC COVID-19 Case Detected in Five Weeks
25 total cases since March; 23 recovered to date.

RICHMOND, Va. (November 6, 2020) – GRTC reports one new COVID-19 case among its contractor workforce. Case #25 is the 3rd GRTC contractor to test positive and was last at GRTC on November 3. The employee is quarantined at home with no symptoms.

This is the first confirmed case at GRTC since September 30 and is the only person currently on leave with COVID-19. As positive cases are identified, GRTC proactively notifies, quarantines, and tests for any possible contact. This process is in accordance with guidance provided by the Virginia Department of Health. The full list of confirmed staff and contractor cases is available online

GRTC continues to host periodic on-site, free COVID-19 testing events for staff. For the most complete and latest GRTC updates during this pandemic, please visit our website.

GRTC is a public service corporation providing mobility services in the Greater Richmond area. GRTC’s current operational budget of $60.3M primarily funds daily mobility operations and vehicle maintenance. GRTC provides more than 9.25 million trips annually.