Page last updated on November 10, 2022 at 2:01 pm
Andrew Krebbs, Communications Director, Office of the Mayor
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Bloomington, Ind. – Seven City workers have reported positive results of COVID-19 tests since the November 3 update, including one Utilities (CBU) employee, one Bloomington Police Department (BPD) employee, two Public Works (DPW) employees, and three Bloomington Transit (BT) employees.
Details of the case are as follows:
To date, 468 positive COVID-19 viral test results have been reported since the start of the pandemic by City workers, including those employed by the municipal corporations that operate the water utility (CBU), transit system (Bloomington Transit), and public housing (Bloomington Housing Authority). Additionally, COVID-19 was listed among the causes of death of one City worker.
Data about COVID-19 cases among City employees, in the county, the state, and the nation are available at https://bton.in/SOHjE. Other City-related updates about the COVID-19 pandemic are available at bloomington.in.gov/covid19.
City of Bloomington Utilities continues its weekly COVID-19 wastewater sampling program. While it is presently in the early stages of development, wastewater sampling has been proposed as a future “early warning” methodology. As of November 7, the most recent date for which data is available, sample concentrations were 460 gene copies/100mL at the Dillman plant and 250 gene copies/100mL at the Blucher Poole plant. Sampling data is available at https://bton.in/rcAnW.
The City of Bloomington is committed to sharing information about how its operations and workforce are affected by this public health emergency and will continue to provide weekly updates about confirmed cases among staff while protecting employees’ privacy.
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