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MRT-3 Workers Infected With Coronavirus Update

MRT-3 WORKERS CORONAVIRUS – Public concern goes to an all-time high as more workers from MRT-3 were infected with COVID-19.

The coronavirus cases in the Philippines continues to rise. Recently, the Department of Health even announced that they would be changing their reporting system.

READ: DOH Changing Reporting System For COVID-19 Again As Cases Rise

Meanwhile, the number of Covid-19 infected employees from MRT-3 continues to mount. According to an article from ABS-CBN, the number of infected employees has reached 198.

MRT-3 Workers Infected With Coronavirus Reach Almost 200
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Of that number, 177 have been identified as depot personnel. Additionally, 3 were train drivers, 2 control center personnel, and 16 station personnel. Along with this, the public has now become more concerned about the 8 ticket sellers from North Avenue 2.

As per the article, the Department of Transportation (DoTR) stated:

The MRT-3 management traced the stations and working shifts of ticket sellers who were tested positive for COVID-19 to help the riding public determine if they had direct contact with the station personnel

– North Avenue station from 1:00PM to 11:00PM and 4:30PM to 2:30AM
– Quezon Avenue from 1:00PM to 11:00PM.
– GMA-Kamuning station 4:30PM to 2:30AM
– Cubao station were deployed from 1:00PM to 11:00PM and 4:30PM to 2:30AM.

The DoTR also advised the public who have come in contact with the ticket sellers to self isolate at home to prevent further spread of the virus. In the meantime, the MRT-3 assured the public it’s making the necessary steps to maintain the health and safety of employees and passengers.

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