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Worker at ShopRite location in New Jersey tests positive for coronavirus

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.

News 12 Staff

Mar 26, 2020, 10:59 AM

Updated 1,547 days ago

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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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