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GRT bus driver tests positive for COVID-19

The transit agency has reported 19 employee cases so far this year
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A Grand River Transit employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

The affected individual is a bus operator who last worked on Sunday.

No other details have been released due to privacy concerns.

GRT lists positive COVID-19 cases involving its employees on its website for transparency purposes. Specifics, like bus routes, are not provided.

The transit service has previously stated there is a low-risk to the public as a number of pandemic protocols remain in place, like barriers around drivers and mandatory masks.

GRT has reported 19 COVID-19 cases involving employees so far this year. There were four reported in 2020.

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