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16 additional RTA employees test positive for COVID-19

In a press release, the RTA states that the employees who tested positive work in different locations throughout the system.
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CLEVELAND — The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA)  is reporting 16 new cases of COVID-19 among its employees this week.

In a press release, the RTA states that the employees who tested positive work in different locations throughout the system.

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Those locations are:

  • From the Main Office, four employees 
  • From Hayden District, four operators 
  • From Triskett District, two operators 
  • From Central Bus Facility, one maintainer 
  • From the Rail District, two employees 
  • From Transit Police, two employees 
  • From Power & Way, one employee 

The RTA goes on to say protocols will be followed and equipment and work areas of potential exposure were cleaned.

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The RTA says to date, they have had 151 employees test positive. Of those employees, 122 people have recovered and gone back to work.