BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Multiple employees of a Whole Foods store in north Baltimore have tested positive for the coronavirus, a store spokesperson said Friday.
The affected employees work at the Mount Washington store. A spokesperson did not specify how many employees tested positive or provide further details, citing privacy reasons.
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"The safety of our Team Members and customers is our top priority and we are diligently following all guidance from local health and food safety authorities," the company said in a statement. "We've been working closely with our store Team Members, and are supporting the diagnosed Team Members, who are in quarantine. Out of an abundance of caution, the store has performed a professional deep cleaning and disinfection, on top of our current enhanced sanitation measures."
Earlier this month, an employee at Whole Foods' Harbor East location also tested positive for COVID-19.
The grocery store chain is now requiring all customers to wear masks or face coverings and earlier this week said it will provide customers free disposable masks.
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