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COVID-19 Update: Positive tests

4/30/21 6:00 PM

April 25: The first employee is a Linesperson who works in the Streetcar Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 22, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee works in Line Services in the Rail Cars and Shops Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 21, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works in Structure Maintenance in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Subway Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 22, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Coach Technician who works at Eglinton Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 25, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 26: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Malvern Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 22, 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 Queensway Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 18, and is currently self-isolating at home.
 
The third employee is a Vehicle Repairperson who works at Greenwood Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on April 13. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 25, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, 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 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 19, 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 April 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 20, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The seventh employee is a Customer Service Agent who works in Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 25. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.  

The eighth employee works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The ninth employee works at Arrow Road Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 16, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The tenth employee works at Harvey Shop. The individual developed symptoms on April 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The eleventh employee is a Subway Operator who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 21, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The twelfth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 20, 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 27: The first employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on April 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 21, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Customer Service Agent who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 25. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 24, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third individual is a contractor who works at Birchmount Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 25, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 22, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Track Worker who works at Greenwood Yard. The individual developed symptoms on April 12. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee works in the ECE Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 27, 2021. The individual last reported to work on February 3, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 25. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 27, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 27, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The eighth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 27, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 20, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The ninth employee is a Coach Technician who works at Queensway Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 27, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 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 25. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 27, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 24, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The eleventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 25. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 27, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 24, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

April 28: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 27, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee works at Leslie Barns Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 21. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 21, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works in Facilities in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 15, 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 26. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 25, 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 April 26. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 27 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 25, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Vehicle Repairperson who works at Greenwood Shop. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 27 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, 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 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 27 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 21, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 29: The first employee is a Special Constable who works in the Special Constable Service Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 21. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 25, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee works in the Strategy and Customer Experience Group. The individual developed symptoms on April 25. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works at Queensway Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 27. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 26, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Special Vehicle Operator who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 27. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 29, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 26, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Subway Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 26, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee works at Head Office. The individual developed symptoms on April 21. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 25, 2021. The individual last reported to the workplace on March 12, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Birchmount Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 25. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 29, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 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 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 29, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 24, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The ninth employee is a Building Serviceperson who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 26. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 29, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 19, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The tenth employee is a Light Rail Vehicle Technician who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on April 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 29, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 22, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The eleventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Queensway Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 26. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The twelfth employee is a Track Worker who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 29, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 26, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

April 30: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 30, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 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 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 28, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works in the Materials Management Department at Birchmount Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 28. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 30, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 28, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee works at Queensway Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 28. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 30, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 27, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Eglinton Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 28. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 30, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 26, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth individual is a contractor who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on April 27. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 30, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 26, 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 29, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 26, 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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