Worker at ShopRite location in New Jersey tests positive for coronavirus

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ShopRIte says a worker at its location in Garwood has tested positive for coronavirus, the third reported positive case of the virus among the chain's workers across New Jersey.

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In a post on Facebook, the company says, in part, “We do have an associate with a confirmed case of COVID-19 at ShopRite of Garwood. You should know that ShopRite is prepared, and we have implemented the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended protocol to reduce the spread of the virus.”

 
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The company went on to say that the employee is no longer at the store, and any colleagues who came in close contact with them are required to self-quarantine for 14 days.

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Employees at ShopRite locations in Newark and Morristown were also previously confirmed positive.

It is not clear if any of the cases were connected.

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