COVID-19 RTA Update - June 24, 2020

Jun 24, 2020

COVID-19 RTA Update – Wednesday, June 24, 2020

RTA Employee Tests Positive

CLEVELAND, OH -- The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is reporting that one staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.  The individual is a bus operator stationed at the Hayden District.  The employee called off mid-shift, on Thursday, June 18, 2020, was tested and found to have the virus. 

Following our standard protocol, the vehicle last operated by the employee was cleaned and disinfected prior to returning to service.  Additionally, other staff members who may have been in contact with this employee were notified.

As of today, a total of 15 RTA employees have tested positive for COVID-19, and 11 have fully recovered and have returned to work.  

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Linda Krecic
216-390-9605 (cell)