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COVID-19 Update: Positive tests

3/27/21 6:00 PM

March 27: The employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 24, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

March 26: The first employee is an Electrician who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on March 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 25, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 12, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second individual is a Contractor who works at Mount Dennis Garage. The individual developed symptoms on March 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 25, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 21, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is an Engineering Technologist who works in the Engineering Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 25, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 23, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Bus Operator who works at Eglinton Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 21. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 25, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 22, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is an Escalator Mechanic who works in the Plant Maintenance Department. The individual developed symptoms on March 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 21, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The sixth employee works at the Wheel-Trans Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 23, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh employee is a Bus Operator who works at Malvern Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on January 30, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The eighth employee is an Operations Supervisor who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 19, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The ninth employee works at Head Office. The individual developed symptoms on March 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 26, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 23, and is currently self-isolating at home.

March 25: The first employee works in the Construction Department. The individual developed symptoms on March 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 21, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second individual is a Contractor who works in the Construction Department. The individual developed symptoms on March 22. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 20, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Bus Operator who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 24. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 11, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Russell Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 17. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 25, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 16, and is currently self-isolating at home.

March 24: The first individual is a Contractor who works in the Construction Department. The individual developed symptoms on March 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 18, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Foreperson who works in the Subway Infrastructure Department. The individual developed symptoms on March 23. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 23, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third individual is a Contractor who works at Wilson Garage. The individual developed symptoms on March 8. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 12, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 5, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth individual is a Contractor who works at Wilson Garage. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 14, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 11, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Supervisor who works at Wilson Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 24, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 18, 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 March 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 20, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The seventh individual is a Contractor who works in the Construction Department. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 16, and is currently self-isolating at home.

March 23: The first employee is a Bus Operator who works at Arrow Road Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 15, 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 21. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 20, 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 March 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 23, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 20, 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 March 15. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on February 12, 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 March 14. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 20, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 12, 2021, and is currently self-isolating at home.

March 22: The first employee is a Subway Operator who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 19, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The second employee is a Bus Operator who works at Eglinton Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 17, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The third employee is a Subway Operator who works at Danforth Division. The individual is asymptomatic. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on March 19, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 16, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fourth employee is a Subway Operator who works at Danforth Division. The individual developed symptoms on March 19. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 17, and is currently self-isolating at home.

The fifth employee is a Streetcar Operator who works at Leslie Barns. The individual developed symptoms on March 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, March 21, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 19, 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 March 20. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 today, March 22, 2021. The individual last reported to work on March 20, 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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