One New GRTC COVID-19 Case Detected Jan 16, 2021

For Immediate Release
January 16, 2021
For more information, contact:
CARRIE ROSE PACE – (804) 516-4148 –

One New GRTC COVID-19 Case Detected
Employee recovering at home.

RICHMOND, Va. (January 16, 2021) – GRTC reports one new COVID-19 case among its workforce. Case #54 is the 50th GRTC employee to test positive and was last at GRTC on January 9. The employee has public-facing duties and is quarantined at home. This case appears unrelated to workplace activities and is not connected to any other GRTC case.

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. There are currently 10 active cases.

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.