SCAT driver tests positive for COVID-19

SCAT driver tests positive for COVID-19
Sarasota County Area Transportation (Source: SCAT)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The Florida Department of Health has confirmed a positive COVID-19 test result for a Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) driver on Friday, Feb. 19th.

The driver worked on these routes on the following days.

· Tuesday, Feb. 16 – Route 12, 1:45 p.m. to 9:10 p.m.

· Thursday, Feb. 18 – Route 2, 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

DOH-Sarasota is recommending anyone who rode these routes on the dates listed to monitor themselves for possible COVID-19 symptoms.

If a passenger suspects they have been exposed or feels symptoms of COVID-19 they are encouraged to contact their healthcare provider, DOH-Sarasota or visit one of the free state-testing sites located at:

· 5400 Bradenton Road, Sarasota.

· Robert L. Taylor Center, 1845 34th St., Sarasota.

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