One New GRTC COVID-19 Case Detected Sept 2, 2020

For Immediate Release
September 2, 2020
For more information, contact:
CARRIE ROSE PACE – (804) 516-4148 –
carrie.rosepace@ridegrtc.com

One New GRTC COVID-19 Case Detected
21 total cases since March; 18 recovered to date.

RICHMOND, Va. (September 2, 2020) – GRTC reports one new COVID-19 case, its first this month. Case #21 is part of the GRTC workforce with public-facing service duties and was last at GRTC on August 28. The employee is quarantined at home with mild symptoms.

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 cases is available online. Out of 21 total cases since March, 18 have already recovered.

GRTC continues to host on-site, free COVID-19 testing events 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.

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