Amtrak Statement: Coronavirus Update, 2:00 p.m. CT, Mar. 8.| site |



(March 9, 2020) - - On March 8, 2020 Amtrak published the following information:

Amtrak Statement: Coronavirus Update, 2:00 p.m. CT, Mar. 8.


At Amtrak, safety is our top priority. We have received notification from St. Louis County, Mo. that an individual who traveled on Amtrak train 303 (Chicago – St. Louis) on March 4, 2020, has tested presumptive positive for the coronavirus. We are working in close contact with public health and emergency management teams to have the best available information to be able to share with our customers and employees who might be affected. Amtrak is notifying passengers and employees who may have been on the same train, and as a precaution, we have taken the train out of service for comprehensive cleaning and disinfection, and are also working to do a thorough disinfection of the Chicago and St. Louis stations.

For more information on our efforts to maintain a safe environment, visit https://media.amtrak.com/2020/03/amt...fe-environment.