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COVID-19 Update: Positive tests

4/24/21 6:00 PM

April 18: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Station Collector who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 13, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Supervisor who works in the Streetcar Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 9. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, 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 April 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 14, 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 yesterday, April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 14, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 19: The first individual is a contractor who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The date when the individual developed symptoms is unknown. The date when the individual tested positive for COVID-19 is unknown. The individual last reported to work on April 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee works in the ATC Project Group. The individual developed symptoms on April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 11, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works in the ATC Project Group. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee works in the Procurement and Category Management Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 17, 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 Birchmount Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 11. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 10, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Eglinton Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 13, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh 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 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

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

The ninth employee is a Building Serviceperson who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 15, 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 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 12, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eleventh individual is a contractor who works in the Construction Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 12, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The twelfth employee is a Janitor who works in the Stations Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 13, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 13, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The thirteenth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 13, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourteenth employee works at Birchmount Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 6, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifteenth employee is a Vehicle Repairperson who works at Greenwood Carhouse. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixteenth employee is a Customer Service Agent who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 20: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 10, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Coach Technician who works at Duncan Shop. The individual developed symptoms on April 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 19, 2021. The individual has not reported to the workplace in person, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Special Vehicle Operator who works in the Streetcar Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Bus Operator who works at McNicoll Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 10, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 11, 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 April 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at McNicoll Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 12, and is currently self-isolating at home. 
 

The eighth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 17, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Eglinton Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 18. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The tenth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eleventh employee is an Overhead Linesperson who works in the Streetcar Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 8, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The twelfth employee is a Track Worker who works in the Streetcar Infrastructure Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 19, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The thirteenth employee is a Station Collector who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 10, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourteenth employee works in the Finance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 4, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifteenth employee is a General Body Repairperson who works at Greenwood Shop. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 18, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 7, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 21: The first individual is a contractor who works in the Construction Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 19, 2021, 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 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 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 April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 17, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 12, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 18. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Wheel-Trans Operator who works at Lakeshore Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

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

The seventh employee is a Coach Technician who works at Duncan Shop. The individual developed symptoms on April 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 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 18. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 17, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 22: The first employee is an Overhead Lineperson in the Streetcar Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Serviceperson who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 18. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 12, 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 7. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 16, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, 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 April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Birchmount Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 18, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Stations Collector who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on February 18, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 20, 2021, 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 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 20, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 10, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 10, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 31, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eleventh employee works in the Plant Maintenance. The individual developed symptoms on April 18. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The twelfth employee is a Building Serviceperson who works in the Stations Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, and is currently self-isolating at home.

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

The fourteenth employee works in the IT Services Department. It is unclear when the employee developed symptoms. The individual advised the TTC they had tested positive for COVID-19 on April 21, 2021. The individual works from home, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 23: The first employee is a Maintenance Mechanic who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 10. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 6, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is an Escalator Mechanic who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 15, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Fire Maintenance Inspector who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 13, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Wheel-Trans Operator who works at Lakeshore Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 24: The first employee works in the Closures and Diversions Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 21. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee works in the Revenue Protection Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 21. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 20, 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 April 16. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Serviceperson who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 8, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Stations Collector who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Bus Operator who works at McNicoll Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 19, 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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