Published Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:56AM EDT
CEO Ricky Leary says that the employee at the TTC’s Duncan Shop facility worked one shift on March 11 after returning from travel and was sent home sick.
He said that “out of an abundance of caution” the TTC has asked “all impacted shop employees” to self-isolate until March 26 and only return to work if they are not exhibiting symptoms.
The self-isolation is order is impacting approximately 130 to 170 employees.
“During this time Duncan Shop will undergo a thorough disinfection with special attention paid to common high-touch areas. This complements the increased cleaning and disinfection measures we have in place across our vehicles, stations and workplaces,” Leary said in a statement. “This is an unsettling, unprecedented time at the TTC but I want to assure you we are doing everything we can to fight the spread of COVID-19 and keep you and our customers safe.”
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