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TransLink COVID-19 Update: Public Health advises of first positive COVID-19 HandyDART case

April 03, 2020

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC - TransLink's HandyDART contractor, First Transit, has been advised by Public Health officials that a driver working out of Richmond has tested positive for COVID-19. This employee's workspace and vehicle have been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. Public Health officials have given no indication that there is an elevated risk to the public at this time.

The employee has our full support and we wish them a speedy recovery. British Columbia has very strict privacy laws and whether to disclose any further details on this case would be a matter for the Provincial Health Officer.

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