25 MATA employees test positive for COVID-19

25 MATA employees test positive for COVID-19
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Memphis Area Transit Authority has confirmed 25 COVID-19 cases among their employees.

According to MATA, they received the latest positive result on November 16. That employee is a trolley supervisor.

Multiple bus operators, dispatchers, and other employees have tested positive since the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.

MATA coronavirus cases, Nov. 17
MATA coronavirus cases, Nov. 17 (Source: MATA)
MATA coronavirus cases, Nov. 17
MATA coronavirus cases, Nov. 17 (Source: MATA)
MATA coronavirus cases, Nov. 17
MATA coronavirus cases, Nov. 17 (Source: MATA)

MATA said they will not release the name of the employees to maintain their privacy.

The business also said they have been following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Shelby County Health Department and state Executive Orders to protect the public and attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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