For Immediate Release
January 7, 2021
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One New GRTC COVID-19 Case Detected
Currently 12 active cases on leave; one case hospitalized.
RICHMOND, Va. (January 7, 2021) – GRTC reports one new COVID-19 case among its workforce. Case #51 is the 47th GRTC employee to test positive and was last at GRTC on December 22. The employee has no public-facing duties and is quarantined at home. This case is unrelated to any other GRTC case or work-related activities.
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 twelve active cases among staff and contractors, including Case #41, who is being treated in a hospital for complications from the virus.
GRTC continues to host periodic on-site, free COVID-19 testing events for staff, including the next testing event on January 14, 2021. 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.Download