An OC Transpo driver has tested positive for COVID-19

OC Transpo general manager John Manconi says a driver has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Manconi says the individual has been in isolation since March 20, when the operator first started displaying symptoms. 

He says OC Transpo is working with Ottawa Public Health to notify anyone who may have come in contact with the operator. Ottawa Public Health identified the 48 hours before symptoms started showing as a key concern. 

The operator drove five buses in two days  

According to OC Transpo, the individual served multiple bus routes in five vehicles during that time.  

Here is the full list of bus routes:  

March 18 

Route 19: St-Laurent Station at 2:27 to Parliament Station 3:14 

Route 63: Tunney’s Pasture Station 3:36 to Innovation Park & Ride 4:28 

Route 63: Innovation Park & Ride 4:30 to Tunney’s Pasture Station 5:12 

Route 57: Tunney’s Pasture Station 5:25 to Bayshore Station 5:47 

Route 85: Bayshore Station 5:47 to Terrasses de la Chaudière 6:39 

Route 85: Terrasses de la Chaudière 6:50 to Bayshore Station 7:06  

Route 85: Bayshore Station 7:41 to Terrasses de la Chaudière 8:23 

March 19 & 20 

Route 64: Lincoln Fields Station 11:24 to Innovation Park & Ride 11:51 

Route 64: Innovation Park & Ride 11:53 to Tunney’s Pasture Station 12:41 

Route 50: Tunney’s Pasture Station 12:55 to Lincoln Fields Station 1:24 

Route 85: Lincoln Fields Station 1:44 to Terrasses de la Chaudière 2:20 

Route 85: Terrasses de la Chaudière 2:26 to Bayshore Station 3:23 

Route 85: Bayshore Station 3:32 to Terrasses de la Chaudière 4:25 

Route 85: Terrasses de la Chaudière 4:32 to Bayshore Station 5:30 

Route 57: Bayshore Station 5:42 to Tunney’s Pasture Station 6:08 

Route 75: Tunney’s Pasture Station 6:15 to Barrhaven Centre 6:42 



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