Eight NFTA employees test positive for COVID-19

Posted at 12:58 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 17:02:21-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Three additional employees with the NFTA have now tested positive for COVID-19.

According to information released by the NFTA on Friday, the latest are two Metro operators, the other is on the custodial staff at the Buffalo Airport. With these additions, the total number of positive cases within the the agency now stands at 8.

A spokeswoman with the NFTA says all three of the most recently confirmed cases have been out of work for several weeks and do not pose any risk to the public or fellow employees. All of the employees are said to be recovering well at home.