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COVID-19 Update: Positive tests

4/10/21 10:00 PM

April 10: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 6, 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 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 9, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 3, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is an Electrician who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, 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 6. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 10, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

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

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

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Queensway Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 9, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 9: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Birchmount Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Station Collector who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Subway Operator who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 4, 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 6. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Structure Mechanic who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 9, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, 2021, 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 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 28, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh 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 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 3, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 8: The first employee works in Communications in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Carpenter who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 6. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 2, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Structure Repairperson who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on March 30. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 30, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 31, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Track Mechanic who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 26, 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 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 4, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh individual is a Rail Vehicle Employee who works at Greenwood Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on April 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 26, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Queensway Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 2, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Station Supervisor who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 2, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 7: The first employee works at Greenwood Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on March 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 29, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second individual is a contractor who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on April 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 29, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works at Greenwood Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on April 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 28, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Body Repairperson who works at Lakeshore Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, 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 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 6: The first employee works in the Construction Department. The individual developed symptoms on March 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 11, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee works in the Engineering Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Mechanical Service Person who works at Duncan Shop. The individual developed symptoms on March 30. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee works at Duncan Shop. The individual developed symptoms on April 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 24, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee works in the Construction Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 12, 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 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 19, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Collector who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 31, 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 March 28. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 30, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 28, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Carhouse Operator who works at Roncesvalles Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on April 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 2, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 5: The first employee is a Wheel-Trans Operator who works at Lakeshore Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 29, 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 March 26. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 26, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee works in the Information Technology Services Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 17, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Vehicle Operator who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 2, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Carpenter who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 2, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

April 4: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Queensway Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 2, 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 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 1, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Radio Technician who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on March 31. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 30, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Special Constable who works in the Special Constable Service Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, April 4, 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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