Bloomington: City Reports No New COVID-19 Employee Cases in Previous Four Weeks, First Known COVID-19-Related Employee Death

Bloomington, Ind. - No positive results of COVID-19 viral tests have been reported by City employees in the four weeks since the May 13 announcement.  However, the City received information this week that COVID-19 was among the causes of death of a recently deceased employee. This is the first known COVID-19-related death of a City worker.

Since the start of the pandemic, 85 positive COVID-19 viral test results have been reported by City workers, including those employed by the municipal corporations that operate the water utility (City of Bloomington Utilities), transit system (Bloomington Transit), and public housing (Bloomington Housing Authority).

Sixteen total cases were reported during the eight months from March through October 2020.
Data about COVID-19 cases among City employees, in the county, the state and the nation are presented at this online dashboard. Other City-related updates about the COVID-19 pandemic are assembled here.

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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