For Immediate Release
June 1, 2020
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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.
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.Download