One of the bus drivers who serves the Lynwood route has tested positive for COVID-19. The driver, an employee of MV Transportation which contracts with the City of Lynwood, has been taken off duty. The driver has worked Routes C and D in Lynwood and Compton.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) does not recommend self-quarantine for transitory exposure. Obviously if a person is experiencing a fever or respiratory symptoms, they should see their doctor.
The driver worked the afternoon shift six days in June.
6/1 Route D
6/3 Route C
6/7 Route D
6/9 Route C
6/11 Route D
6/14 Route D
“Our number one priority is the safety and well-being of our employees and customers. In order to ensure this, we will continue to follow CDC and company policy guidelines and procedures,” said Stephen Allen, General Manager for MV Transportation.
MV Transit has been adhering to rigorous safety measures during the COVID-19 public health emergency:
We wanted to bring this to your attention so that you know.
It’s important to remember that the COVID-19 public health emergency continues and that our residents should continue to practice social distancing, wear a mask in public and watch out for each other. Around 1000 cases have been diagnosed in Lynwood thus far.