TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—The Tompkins County Health Department announced that three more TCAT bus routes were the sites of potential public COVID-19 exposures over the last week. The person who tested positive is in isolation.

The impacted routes were as follows:

  • Wednesday, January 13:
    • Route 43 inbound: Rider boarded 11:43 a.m. in Varna and disembarked 12:00 p.m. at the Commons.
  • Thursday, January 14:
    • Route 43 inbound: Rider boarded 7:34 a.m. in Varna and disembarked 7:52 a.m. at the Commons.
    • Route 53 outbound: Rider boarded around 5:30 p.m. in the Commons and disembarked 5:52 p.m. in Varna.
  • Friday, January 15:
    • Route 43 inbound: Rider boarded 7:33 a.m. at Varna and disembarked 7:52 a.m. at the Commons.
  • Monday, January 18:
    • Route 40 inbound: Rider boarded 7:06 a.m. at Varna and disembarked 7:24 a.m. at the Commons.

If you were on the TCAT bus on those routes, please adhere to the guidance listed on the health department’s public exposure page.

Matt Butler

Matt Butler is the Education & Public Health Reporter at the Ithaca Voice. He can be reached by email at mbutler@ithacavoice.com