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COVID-19 Update: Positive tests

4/17/21 6:00 PM

April 17: The first employee is a Coach Technician who works at Mount Dennis Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Stations Collector who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 13, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Bus Operator who works at Birchmount Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 10, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee works in Facilities in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 13, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee works in Communications Engineering in the Plant Maintenance Department. The date when the individual developed symptoms is unknown. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 25, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Queensway Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 15, 2021. The individual last reported to work on Dec. 19, 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 16: The first employee who works in Building Services in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 9. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 15, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 12, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Bus Operator who works at Birchmount Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 7, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Bus Operator who works at Malvern Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Serviceperson who works at Birchmount Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 15, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 6, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee works in Maintenance Engineering in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 25, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Wheel-Trans Operator who works at Lakeshore Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 8, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at McNicoll Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 15, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 13, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth employee is a Coach Technician who works at Queensway Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 11, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Russell Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 6. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth individual is a contractor who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on April 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 13, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eleventh employee a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work in March 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 14: The first employee works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 10. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 29, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee works at Lakeshore Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 11, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works at McNicoll Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Birchmount Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 10, 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 April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 8, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Malvern Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 27. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 29, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 26, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 7. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 9, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 7, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Vehicle Repairperson who works at Greenwood Shop. The individual developed symptoms on April 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Queensway Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 12, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eleventh employee is a Customer Service Agent who works in the Stations Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 7, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The twelfth employee is an Operations Supervisor who works at McNicoll Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The thirteenth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourteenth employee is an Operations Supervisor who works at Transit Control. The individual developed symptoms on April 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 13: The first employee is a Building Serviceperson who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is an Operations Supervisor who works at Transit Control. The individual developed symptoms on April 7. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 6, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Welder who works in the Streetcar Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 7. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 7, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Track Mechanic who works in the Streetcar Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 6. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Collector who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 6. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 10, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 30, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Rail Vehicle Analyzer who works at the Roncesvalles Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on April 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh individual is a Plumber who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 10. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Birchmount Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 10. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 4, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Fare Inspector who works in the Revenue Protection Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 6. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth employee is a Wheel-Trans Operator who works at Lakeshore Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 7. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 11, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 7, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eleventh individual is a Fire Prevention Inspector who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 10. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 12: The first employee is a Janitor who works at Hillcrest. The individual developed symptoms on April 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 11, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 4, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 10. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 10, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Bus Operator who works at McNicoll Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 10, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is an Electrician who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 10, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Workcar Operator who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 8, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Coach Technician who works at Lakeshore Garage. The individual developed symptoms on March 26. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 25, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Subway Operator who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 11, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 30, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Malvern Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 11, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 9. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth employee works in Building Services in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 7, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eleventh employee works at Lakeshore Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The twelfth individual is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 6. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 11, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 4, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 11: The first employee works in the Customer Service Centre. The individual developed symptoms on April 7. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 10, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 23, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Track Mechanic who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 7. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 10, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 6, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works in Line Services in the Rail Cars and Shops Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 9. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 11, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 8, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Design Engineer who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 11, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 7, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Structure Repairperson who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 11, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 30, 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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