One New GRTC COVID-19 Case Reported Mar 17, 2021

For Immediate Release
March 17, 2021
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CARRIE ROSE PACE – (804) 516-4148 –

One New GRTC COVID-19 Case Reported
Public-facing employee recovering at home.

RICHMOND, Va. (March 17, 2021) – GRTC reports one new COVID-19 case among its workforce, the first since February 24 and the only active case currently. Case #67 is the 62nd GRTC employee to test positive and was last at GRTC on March 13. The employee has public-facing duties and is in quarantine at home.

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

GRTC continues to host periodic on-site, free COVID-19 testing events for staff, helping detect asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic cases. All GRTC staff are now eligible to voluntarily receive the COVID-19 vaccine and are currently being contacted for appointments. 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.