Additional RTA staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Apr 10, 2020

COVID-19 RTA Update – Friday, April 10, 2020

Additional RTA Staff Member Tests Positive

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has been notified that an additional staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.  The individual is the spouse of a Transit Police dispatcher that had previously tested positive.  Following our protocol, the Authority instructed the employee to self-quarantine after the spouse tested positive. Subsequently the staff member began to display symptoms and was tested. The employee’s last day in the office was Friday, April 3, 2020.  Work areas frequented by this employee were disinfected by staff prior to the start of the next work day.  Additionally, other staff members who may have been in contact with this employee were notified/alerted.

As of Friday, April 10, RTA now has five employees that have tested positive for the Coronavirus.

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