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Essential Workers Pay the Price

posted Jul 14, 2020, 7:32 AM by John Henry Thompson - 1900   [ updated Aug 6, 2020, 2:16 PM ]
Bus Drivers Hardest Hit by Deaths as COVID-19 Devastates MTA
"... Ernesto Hernandez became one of the MTA’s first COVID-19 fatalities during the pandemic — and one of seven bus operators, so far, to die from coronavirus...
...Among the at least 33 subway and bus workers who have died from COVID-19,  the MTA’s bus drivers have taken the biggest hit in an agency with more than 74,000 employees..."

A bus driver in Detroit shared a video expressing his frustration with a passenger who was not taking proper precautions to prevent the spread of any illnesses. Days later, that bus driver, Jason Hargrove, died