Two New GRTC COVID-19 Cases Detected Dec 28, 2020

For Immediate Release
December 28, 2020
For more information, contact:
CARRIE ROSE PACE – (804) 516-4148 –
carrie.rosepace@ridegrtc.com

Two New GRTC COVID-19 Cases Detected
Cases unconnected and suspected from contact off-duty.

RICHMOND, Va. (December 28, 2020) – GRTC reports two new COVID-19 cases among its workforce. Case #44 is the 40th GRTC employee to test positive and was last at GRTC on December 24. The employee has no public-facing duties and is now quarantined at home after a one-day hospitalization.  Case #45 is the 41st GRTC employee to test positive and was last at GRTC on December 19. The employee has no public-facing duties and is quarantined at home with mild symptoms. Both cases are unconnected and are not suspected to be from workplace exposure, but rather from contact off-duty.

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. 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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