One New GRTC COVID-19 Case August 20

For Immediate Release
August 20, 2020

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ASHLEY MASON – (804) 516-4148 –


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

RICHMOND, Va. (August 20, 2020) – GRTC reports a new COVID-19 case. Case #20 is part of the GRTC workforce and was last on duty at GRTC on August 18.  This employee has public-facing service functions and is now in quarantine.  Case #20 is suspected to be connected to Case #19 from off-work contact.

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.