Two New GRTC COVID-19 Cases Detected Jan 9, 2021

For Immediate Release
January 9, 2021
For more information, contact:
CARRIE ROSE PACE – (804) 516-4148 –
carrie.rosepace@ridegrtc.com

Two New GRTC COVID-19 Cases Detected
Cases unconnected and recovering at home.

RICHMOND, Va. (January 9, 2021) – GRTC reports two new COVID-19 cases among its workforce. Case #52 is the 48th GRTC employee to test positive and was last at GRTC on January 8. The employee has public-facing duties and is quarantined at home. Case #53 is the 49th GRTC employee to test positive and was last at GRTC on January 6. The employee has no public-facing duties and is quarantined at home. These cases are unconnected.

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. There are currently 14 active cases.

GRTC continues to host periodic on-site, free COVID-19 testing events for staff, including the next testing event January 14. 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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