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13 RTA employees test positive for coronavirus this week

An RTA bus driver sits behind a new protective vinyl barrier to prevent the spread of illness
An RTA bus driver sits behind a new protective vinyl barrier to prevent the spread of illness(RTA)
Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 1:50 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Thirteen Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) employees tested positive for COVID-19 this week.

This includes:

  • Seven bus operators and two managers from the Hayden District
  • Two bus operators from the Triskett District
  • One instructor from the Rail District
  • One officer from Transit Police dispatch

RTA officials said all work areas, equipment and other areas of potential exposure have been disinfected.

A total of 66 RTA employees have previously tested positive for COVID-19 and 46 have fully recovered and returned to work.

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