CLEVELAND, OH – The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is reporting that two employees tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
The first employee is an operator at the Hayden District who first reported symptoms as of July 9. The employee's last day of work was July 8. The employee tested positive on July 10.
The second employee is an operator at the Triskett District. The employee's last day of work was July 9. The employee tested positive on July 12.
Following our standard protocol, work areas, equipment and other areas of potential exposure were cleaned and disinfected. Additionally, other staff members who had been in contact with the employees were notified.
To date, 27 RTA employees have tested positive for COVID-19, and 13 have fully recovered and have returned to work.