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COVID-19 Update: Positive tests

5/8/21 11:16 PM

May 1: The first individual is a Coach Technician who works at Lakeshore Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 9. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 30, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 7, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Special Constable who works in the Special Constable Service Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, April 30, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 28, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works at Mount Dennis Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 28. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 1, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 28, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth individual is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 1, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 27, 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 April 30. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 1, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual is asymptomatic The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 1, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

May 2: The first employee is a Mobile Supervisor who works at Transit Control. The individual developed symptoms on April 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 1, 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 Malvern Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 30. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 1, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Janitor who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 26. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 1, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth individual is a Bus Operator who works at Birchmount Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 27. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 26, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Stations Supervisor who works in the Stations Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 28. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 27, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

May 3: The first individual is a Coach Technician who works at Queensway Garage. The individual developed symptoms on April 27. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 26, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee works in the Materials Management Department at Birchmount Garage. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Bus Operator who works at Malvern Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 30. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 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 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth individual is an Escalator Mechanic who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 26. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 30, 2021. The individual last reported to work in April 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Russell Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth individual is a contractor who works in the Construction Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 30. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee is a Serviceperson who works at Duncan Shop. The individual developed symptoms on April 18. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 25, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 14, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth employee is a Subway Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eleventh employee is an Escalator Mechanic who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on May 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The twelfth employee is a Rail Transit Car Mechanic who works at Leslie Barns Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on April 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 21, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

May 4: The first employee is a Wheel-Trans Operator who works at Lakeshore Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Subway Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on May 2, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Track Mechanic who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on May 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 2, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Radio Technician who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on May 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Russell Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 1, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth individual is a contractor who works at McNicoll Garage. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on May 1, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 1, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on May 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 3, 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 May 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 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 May 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 27, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on April 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 22, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

May 5: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 3, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Radio Technician who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 3, 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 April 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 28, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 
 
The fourth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Mount Dennis Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 3, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Radio Technician who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work in May 4, 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 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on May 3, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 9, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth employee is a Foreperson who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 30. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 2021, 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 29. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth employee works in the Engineering Department. The individual developed symptoms on May 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work in March 2020, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

May 6: The first employee is an Electrician who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on April 28. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 21, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Wheel-Trans Operator who works at Lakeshore Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on May 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee works at Wilson-Subway Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 4, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 
 
The fourth employee works at Malvern Garage. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 27, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Foreperson who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on May 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 5, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee is a Special Constable who works in the Special Constable Services Department. The individual developed symptoms on May 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work in May 5, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Queensway Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 5. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on May 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 28, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth individual is a contractor who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on April 30. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on May 4, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 29, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home. 

The ninth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Malvern Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 27, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The tenth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Eglinton Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 2, 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 26. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 2, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

May 7: The first employee works at McNicoll Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 4, 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 18. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on April 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 17, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third individual is a contractor who works at Mount Dennis Garage. The individual developed symptoms on May 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 2, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Subway Operator who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on May 1. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 6, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 30, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on May 3. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 23, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

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

The seventh employee is a Coach Technician who works at Birchmount Garage. The individual developed symptoms on May 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 5, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth employee is a Vehicle Repairperson who works at Greenwood Shop. The individual developed symptoms on May 4. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 3, 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 May 2. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on April 25, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

May 8: The first individual is a contractor who works in the Closures and Diversions Department. The individual developed symptoms on May 6, 2021. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, May 7, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 4, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Foreperson who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 3, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Vehicle Repairperson who works at Leslie Barns Carhouse. The individual developed symptoms on May 6. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, May 8, 2021. The individual last reported to work on May 5, 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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