A 64-year-old GO Transit employee has died of complications related to COVID-19, Metrolinx says.
Anne Marie Aikins, Metrolinx spokesperson made the announcement on Friday.
“We are heartbroken to report that a Metrolinx employee has died from complications related to COVID-19,” she said in a tweet. “The 64-yr-old GO Station employee had dedicated the last 11 years to serving our customers.”
Aikins said this is the crown corporation’s first COVID-19 related staff death.
“We’ve offered his grief-stricken family our deepest condolences & support from his Metrolinx family who is mourning this tragic loss,” Aikins said “It’s a sad, challenging time but we will get through this together.”