BOSTON SUBWAY SERVICE STOPPED AFTER REPORT OF A CITIZEN LICKING IT
Because of an extra precaution, the subway was stopped at Tufts Medical Center station, an MB TA spokesperson said. Details about the individual who might have licked the vehicle weren't available, but the guy was reportedly wearing what seemed to be hospital band, according to someone acquainted with what occurred.
The trains are completely barren, and system-wide passenger numbers are significantly decreased in the aftermath of the outbreak, which has killed a number in Boston and more than thirty-two throughout Massachusetts, killing thirty-five in the Bay State. After the episode of Friday afternoon, the Tufts Medical clinic station was nearly empty, with people leaving trains in silence, even wearing protective gear.
MB TA operating hours have also been shortened and a couple of staff have confirmed cases for COVID-19, the condition triggered by the latest corona virus, so the routinely cleanses stations and automobiles.
The MB TA encourages people to travel only when it is completely required to ensure the health of staff and travelers, even though the network continues to wash and sanitized their stations.