Wave Transit driver tests positive for COVID-19

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wave Transit confirms that one of its Dial-A-Ride drivers has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a post on the Wave Transit Facebook page, they say they are controlling the situation and keeping customers and staff safe by following emergency operating procedures. That includes enforcing a mandatory quarantine for the employee, removing the vehicle driven by the employee from service, and disinfecting it.

Wave says they will also inform all customers that had contact, and trace all staff contact with the employee.

The post also said:

“We have strict safety protocols in place to minimize risk for customers and staff which we will continue to diligently employ and enforce. Safety is always our highest priority and we commit to taking every possible action to maintain a safe environment on board our vehicles and at our transfer stations.”

Click here to read more on Wave Transit’s Facebook page. 

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