12 more RTA employees test positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 12:57 PM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 12:57:06-05

CLEVELAND — The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority announced Friday that 12 additional employees have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of employees to 78.

According to RTA, the 12 employees are as follows:

  • From the Hayden District—two mechanics, one operator and one training instructor
  • From the Triskett District—one bus operator and one hostler
  • From the Rail District—one equipment maintainer and one facilities maintenance worker
  • From Transit Police—two officers
  • From Paratransit—one bus operator and one dispatcher

RTA said the work areas that the employees used have been cleaned and disinfected and staff who were in contact with them have been notified.

Of the 78 employees who have contracted coronavirus, 48 of them have recovered and returned to work, RTA said.

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