One New GRTC COVID-19 Case June 1

For Immediate Release
June 1, 2020
For more information, contact:
CARRIE ROSE PACE – (804) 516-4148 –

One New GRTC COVID-19 Case  
Nine total cases since March; voluntary on-site employee testing events planned.

RICHMOND, Va. (June 1, 2020) – GRTC received confirmation today of its ninth employee case of COVID-19 since March. The employee, a bus Operator, is likely connected to Case 6. The last time Case 9 was on duty was May 27. Case 9 is currently quarantined. All identified likely contacts are being contacted, quarantined, and tested in accordance with guidance from VDH. The full list of confirmed cases is available online.

Voluntary, on-site COVID-19 testing will be conducted by SecureHealth, a regionally owned and operated urgent care provider, with up to 200 tests possible per testing day. All COVID-19 testing, both on-site and elsewhere, continues to be paid for by GRTC on behalf of employees.

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 $53.9M primarily funds daily mobility operations and vehicle maintenance. GRTC provides more than 9.25 million trips annually.