By: KDKA-TV News Staff
UPPER ST. CLAIR (KDKA) – Port Authority now has 44 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among its staff.READ MORE: Westmoreland Co. Board Of Elections Making Changes, Restructuring
On Wednesday, they announced a mechanic who works at its light rail facility in Upper St. Clair tested positive for COVID-19.READ MORE: Black Bear Spotted Roaming Near Rt. 981 In New Alexandria
The mechanic had last worked on August 21 and has been in self-quarantine since learning of the positive test.
Port Authority says that once an employee tests positive for coronavirus, they have established protocols to clean and disinfect facilities where the employee works.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Missing 82-Year-Old Merilyn Penn
As of Wednesday, Port Authority still has capacity limits in place in order for riders to be able to socially distance. They are also reminding consumers and riders that face coverings are required for all riders at stops, stations, and while onboard of all vehicles.