Target officials in Raleigh confirmed Sunday that a worker has been tested positive for COVID-19.
Officials say the infected person was an employee at the Brier Creek Parkway Target in Raleigh.
The worker has been quarantined, but officials say it’s not clear when the worker tested positive and how long before that person worked in the store-possible around customers.
Target released the statement below:
We’re in close partnership with local health departments and can share that a Target team member at our store on Briar Creek Parkway in Raleigh has a positive case of the coronavirus. Our top priority is the health and safety of our team members and guests, and we’re taking a number of steps to move forward. First, we’ve communicated with the impacted team member, who is in quarantine and following all health department guidelines, and we’ll pay them while they are on leave. We’ve also worked quickly to deep clean and sanitize the store, which is the recommendation of public health experts. We’ve notified the entire store team and provided them with the appropriate CDC guidance. We’ll continue to first and foremost take care of our team and guests.
Wake County officials said the number of COVID–19 patients in the county is 14.