One New GRTC COVID-19 Case Detected Dec 11, 2020

For Immediate Release
December 11, 2020
For more information, contact:
CARRIE ROSE PACE – (804) 516-4148 –

One New GRTC COVID-19 Case Detected Today
Currently ten active COVID-19 cases among the workforce.

RICHMOND, Va. (December 11, 2020) – GRTC reports one new COVID-19 case among its workforce. Case #35 is the 32nd GRTC employee to test positive and was last at GRTC on December 9. The employee has public-facing duties and is in quarantine at home.

Related: GRTC Service Delays Occurring This Week

There are ten people currently on leave with COVID-19, all of whom are recovering at home. Case #31 was released today from a local hospital after being treated for complications from the virus. The active cases are suspected to have been contracted off-duty from other family members or non-work activities around Thanksgiving. 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. Results from yesterday’s testing event are still pending. 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.