One New GRTC COVID-19 Case

For Immediate Release
August 18, 2020
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ASHLEY MASON – (804) 516-4148 –

New GRTC COVID-19 Case Reported
19 total employee cases since March

RICHMOND, Va. (August 18, 2020) – GRTC reports its first positive COVID-19 case for the month of August. Case #19 is part of the GRTC workforce and was last on duty at GRTC on August 15.  Case #19 has been in quarantine from GRTC. This employee has public-facing service functions.  GRTC is unaware of any workplace connection. 

As positive cases are identified, GRTC proactively notifies, quarantines, and tests any possible contact.  This is in accordance with guidance provided by the Virginia Department of Health. The full list of confirmed cases is available online.

GRTC continues to host on-site, free COVID-19 testing event for staff, conducted by SecureHealth, a regionally owned and operated urgent care provider. On-going and repeated testing remains an important tool to aid in early detection of COVID-19 in the workforce for asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic infections.

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.