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3 More Ocean City, Maryland, Restaurants Close Temporarily After Employees Test Positive For COVID-19

OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) -- Three more restaurants in Ocean City, Maryland, have temporarily closed after employees tested positive for the coronavirus.

In a Facebook post Saturday evening, officials from Dry Dock 28 and Buxy's Salty Dog Saloon announced they would close until 11 a.m. Wednesday after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.

To our loyal customers, friends family and staff.....The Salty Dog saloon and Dry Dock 28 will be closing this evening...

Posted by Dry Dock 28 on Saturday, July 11, 2020

Shortly after Dry Dock 28 made its announcement, Blu Crabhouse and Raw Bar said it would be closed until further notice after one employee tested positive for COVID-19. Others are waiting for test results.

The restaurant wrote it will undergo a deep cleaning and will reopen once staff members have been tested and quarantines are complete.

Effective July 11, BLU Crabhouse & Raw Bar will close for business until further notice. With a member of our staff...

Posted by Blu Crabhouse and Raw Bar on Saturday, July 11, 2020

Coronavirus Closings: 2 Ocean City, Maryland Bars Close Due To Positive Cases Among Staff

Two other bars in the beach town, Fish Tales OC and the Purple Moose Saloon, announced their temporary closures on Friday after multiple employees at each business tested positive for the virus.

As of Sunday, Worcester County has reported 321 cases and 17 confirmed deaths from COVID-19.

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department's website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ's coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.

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