A coronavirus outbreak has hit some school bus drivers in Spokane.
Thirty-six employees at the local branch of Durham School Services, which serves Spokane Public Schools, have either tested positive recently or are awaiting a test, the company confirmed Tuesday. Some are bus drivers.
The office has 180 workers at its Spokane location, which means that 1 in 5 is affected.
That in turn could affect some routes, even as Spokane Public Schools prepares to return secondary students to schools beginning next week.
Eighteen employees are “out of service” after testing positive and the other 18 are awaiting tests.
“This has temporarily affected our routes due to the circumstances
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