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Kroger Warehouse employee tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 1:39 PM, Mar 27, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Kroger warehouse employee has tested positive for COVID-19 in Louisville.

According to a release obtained by WDRB News, the employee worked at a Kentucky Kroger Distribution Center and has not been at work for several days.

"The safety of our associates and customers is our top priority," the news release states. "The distribution center has been thoroughly deep cleaned and sanitized. We are supporting the individual, following guidelines from local officials and are taking extreme measures to ensure the safety of all employees at our site."

It's reported that Kroger officials say they continue to follow guidance from the CDC and other agencies, and will continue to sanitize their stores.