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COVID-19 Update: Positive tests

1/23/21 6:00 PM

January 23: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 19, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Janitor who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on January 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 19, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 19, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Carpenter who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on January 21. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 22, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Plumber who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on January 20, after completing their shift. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 20, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

January 21: The first employee is a Vehicle Repairperson who works at Wilson Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on January 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 17, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second individual is a Contractor who works at Malvern Garage. The individual developed symptoms on January 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a General Machinist who works at Greenwood Shop. The individual developed symptoms on January 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on December 30, 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Vehicle Dispatcher who works in the Bus Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on January 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Coach Technician who works at Duncan Shop. The individual developed symptoms on January 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 7, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 19, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Eglinton Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

January 20: The first employee is a Carhouse Helper who works at Wilson Carhouse. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is an Equipment Operator who works at Streetcar Way. The individual developed symptoms on January 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 18, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on January 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is an Instructor who works in the Operations Training Centre. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 18, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

January 19: The first employee is a Subway Yard Operator who works at Wilson Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on January 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 12, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Vehicle Repairperson who works at Wilson Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on January 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Special Vehicle Operator who works at Streetcar Way. The individual developed symptoms on January 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is an Operations Supervisor who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on January 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 17, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Subway Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on December 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on December 28, 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on December 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 1, 2021. The individual last reported to work on December 24, 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home.

January 18: The first employee is a Track Mechanic who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on January 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Track Patroller who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works in the Customer Service Centre. The individual developed symptoms on January 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 15, 2021. The individual works from home, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Serviceperson who works at Eglinton Garage. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 15, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 13, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Vehicle Repairperson who works at Greenwood Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on January 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Cable Technician who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on January 10. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 15, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 5, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 12, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 13, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth employee is a Subway Operator who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eleventh employee is an Engineering Technologist who works in the Rail Cars and Shops Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 6, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The twelfth individual is an Employee who works in the IT Services Department. The individual developed symptoms on January 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 16, 2021. The individual works from home, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The thirteenth employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on January 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourteenth employee works at 250 Bloor St. The individual developed symptoms on January 10. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on December 22, 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifteenth employee is a Building Serviceperson who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on January 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on January 15, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 12, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixteenth employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on January 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventeenth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on December 9. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on December 12, 2020. The individual last reported to work on September 12, 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighteenth employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on January 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 18a, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

January 17: The first employee works in Revenue Operations. The individual developed symptoms on January 9. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 7, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 12, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 10, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Malvern Division. The individual developed symptoms on January 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 1, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

January 16: The first employee is a Coach Technician who works at Malvern Garage. The individual developed symptoms on January 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 13, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Subway Yard Operator who works at Wilson Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on January 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 10, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Subway Yard Operator who works at Wilson Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on January 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is an Operations Supervisor who works at Transit Control. The individual developed symptoms on January 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, January 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

Following TPH guidance on case and contact management, the TTC is assessing whether there were any close contacts with the individual while contagious, requiring self-isolation.

The TTC takes safety very seriously and considers the health and well-being of TTC employees of utmost importance. The TTC will continue to report information about positive diagnoses and publish the information on the TTC COVID-19 case update page on the TTC website at: http://www.ttc.ca/Riding_the_TTC/Safety_and_Security/Case_update.jsp. To date, 60 employees have returned to work since testing positive.

Please note, priority access is now available for TTC employees who are essential frontline workers or are required to support frontline work and are also exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19. If you develop new or worsening symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (see link above) or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, stay home and contact Occupational Health at 416-393-4572 or OHEW@ttc.ca to be connected with a Disability Management Specialist (DMS). If you are eligible for testing, your DMS will provide you with a letter from Toronto Public Health recommending priority testing.

Important reminder: Safety notices advise employees with concerns about their personal health to contact their family doctor or Telehealth at 1-866-797-0000. Toronto Public Health has also set up a coronavirus hotline that provides the public with a place to get information, ask questions about this virus and connect with a health professional at 416-338-7600.

Thank you to everyone for all your efforts and understanding. Please stay safe and well.

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