Coronavirus: TTC creates COVID-19 case update page, says 13 employees tested positive so far

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The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has created a COVID-19 case update page, where as of Tuesday morning it says 13 employees have tested positive for coronavirus so far.

The page also stated that 240 employees are currently in self-isolation.

“The TTC considers the health and well-being of our employees and customers our top priority,” the page reads at the top.

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“Like all employers, we continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 on our workforce and take all appropriate action to ensure any reported positive cases are handled in conjunction with Toronto Public Health and our own Occupational Health and Safety Department.”

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The TTC also provided a list breaking down which employees have tested positive, including a bus mechanic at Duncan Shop and a wheel-trans operator.

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Here is the full list below:

  • Bus mechanic at Duncan Shop
  • Subway operator at Wilson
  • Wheel-Trans operator
  • Bus technician at the Old Davenport building
  • Bus operator at Mt Dennis
  • Station collector from Danforth Division
  • Streetcar operator from Roncesvalles Division
  • Bus operator at Mt Dennis
  • Wheel-Trans operator
  • Staff member from Station Services
  • Bus operator at Wilson
  • Waste management operator who works in the Building Services Section of Plant Maintenance
  • Bus operator at Arrow

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The TTC said it is working with public health officials to make “balanced” decisions in order to provide proper service while also providing proper care for its employees.



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