3 new RTA drivers test positive for COVID-19, others recovered and back at work

Posted at 5:25 PM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 17:25:41-04

CLEVELAND — Three operators at the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority have tested positive for COVID-19, according to RTA.

Two of the operators were assigned to the Hayden District and the other was assigned to the Paratransit.

The Paratransit operator’s last day at work was May 1. One of the Hayden District operators last worked on May 2 and the other last worked on May 5, RTA said.

The vehicles assigned to the three employees were cleaned and disinfected before returning to service, according to RTA.

All staff members who may have been in contact with the three employees have been notified, RTA said.

There have now been a total of 11 RTA staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Of the previous eight employees, five have fully recovered and returned to work, RTA said.

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