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Monroe County searching for four individuals that rode bus with COVID-19 patient

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Posted at 9:01 PM, Mar 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-13 21:01:08-04

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKBW) — Monroe County officials say they are searching for four individuals that rode on a Greyhound bus with a confirmed COVID-19 patient earlier this week.

The Monroe County Department of Public Health says the individuals rode with the patient on Greyhound #252 and disembarked in Rochester around 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10.

During their investigation, the health department says they have been in touch with seven other riders, who are asymptomatic and in quarantine.

According to the health department, investigators have "video evidence that the patient was wearing a mask and gloves while riding on the bus."

Anyone who was on the bus, or knows someone who was on the bus, is urged to call the health department at 585-753-5164, option 1 during business hours, or 585-753-5905 on nights and weekends.