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VIA bus driver tests positive for coronavirus

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – VIA has confirmed that a bus driver has tested positive for COVID-19.

The operator, who had not been to work since March 31, received the positive test results Monday.

Buses the driver operated have since been cleaned and disinfected, The driver’s routes are listed below.

 

 

DAY/DATE ROUTE # BUS # TIME(S)
Friday, March 20 522        Babcock 428 4:30 PM to 10:14 PM
Saturday, March 21 42/88    Roosevelt/Bandera 435 5:05 AM to 2:12 PM
Sunday, March 22 66/68    Ceralvo /Guadalupe 422 5:43 AM to 1:45 PM
Monday, March 23 9/43      Broadway/S. Flores 526 3:28 AM to 4:22 AM and 4:41 AM to 12:05 PM
Tuesday, March 24 82/95    Culebra/Fredericksburg 334 2:11 PM to 7:18 PM
Wednesday, March 25 3/76      San Pedro/W. Commerce 629

731

5:05 AM to 8:58 AM

1:23 PM to 5:29 PM

Thursday, March 26 Off
Friday, March 27 Reserve – No contact with public
Saturday, March 28 102        Primo Military 970 3:51 AM to 1:20 PM
Sunday, March 29 5/30               McCullough/Rigsby

36/90             S. Presa/Woodlawn

14/44            Perrin-Beitel/Pleasanton

22/79            Hays/Ruiz

Primo 102    Miitary

503                Huebner Crosstown

330

673

674

676

677

331

6:05 AM to 6:50 AM

7:20 AM to 8:25 AM

8:25 AM to 9:30 AM

9:30 AM to 10:20 AM

10:20 AM to 11:30 AM

11:30 AM to 12:45 AM

Monday, March 30 32/96            Steves/Vance Jackson 541 3:41 AM to 1:32 PM
Tuesday, March 31 Primo 100    Frederiksburg 968 1:43 PM to 10:49 PM

VIA is in the process of identifying those who may have been in close contact with the bus operator. Customers who may have traveled on these routes or been in close contact with the operator can call VIA’s Customer Care Team at (210) 362-2020 with questions.

This is the second confirmed case reported among VIA employees. An administrative employee with little or no interaction with the community was reported on March 28. That person was also quarantined at home.

 

 


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